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facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-5 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-5 map






Facts in brief:

Carthaginian settlement was taken by Romans; Visigoths then held the city until Moorish rule began in 8th cen. AD; Carolingian supremacy began in 801; powerful medieval counts controlled all of Catalonia & Aragon; was great commercial power. Capital of Catalonia.

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