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Summary

ALALIA Alaliē - U Cateraghju

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Jerome Carcopini Archaeological Museum, Aleria

Museu dipartimentale d'archeologia Ghjilormu Carcopino - Departmental Museum of archaeology Gilort (Jérôme) Carcopino, Aleria. Corsica

Aleria Amphitheatre - Alalia

Aleria Amphitheatre - Alalia

Thermes romains dits de Santa Laurina

Thermes romains dits de Santa Laurina

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Alalie was donded by the Phoenicians in the VIth century BC.  Located on major Mediterranean trade routes Alaie was subsequently occupied by the Greeks, Etruscans and the Romans. The city was burned in 410 AD and sacked by the Vandals in 465 AD.

See:

Richard Stillwell ed.,  "Alalia, later Aleria, Corsica, France"in: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites 1976

Aléria