Facts in brief:
Fishing village evolved near 8th-cen. Benedictine monastery of St. Leodegar (Luciaria),
inhabitants were serfs of the monastery; developed into important trade center
after St. Gotthard Pass opened route between upper Rhine & Lombardy ca. 1230.
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