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Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-3 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-3 map

Facts in brief:

Captured by general Marcus Fulvius Nobilior for Rome 193 BC; residence of Visigothic court 6th cen.; captued by Alfonso VI 1085; King Ferdinand III & Archbishop Rodrigo Jimenez de Rada began construction of cathedral 1226; famous swords & marzipan.

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