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.
- Richard Stillwell ed., "Alalia, later Aleria, Corsica, France"in: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites 1976
- Matteo Miletti, Etruria and Corsica in: Jean MacIntosh Turfa eds., The Etruscan World, Routledge 2014, pp. 549 ff