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city in southern Italy

Fishburn and Hughes: "A city and port on the Adriatic in southern Italy, originally a Roman colony and later occupied by Goths, Lombards and Byzantines. During the Middle Ages it was an important base for the Crusades." (23)

Borges Index: 
Historia del guerrero y de la cautiva, El aleph, OC, 557. El noble castillo del canto cuarto, PB, 182.