Inhabited since prehistoric times, Butrint has been the site of a Greek colony, a Roman city and a bishopric. Following a ... More
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Butrint has been the site of a Greek colony, a Roman city and a bishopric. Following a period of prosperity under Byzantine administration, then a brief occupation by the Venetians, the city was abandoned in the late Middle Ages after marshes formed in the area. The present archaeological site is a repository of ruins representing each period in the city's development.
Because of its strategic position, Luxembourg was, from the 16th century until 1867, when its walls were dismantled, one of
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Six areas in the historic centre and docklands of the maritime mercantile City of Liverpool bear witness to the development
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