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Ragusa



Introduction of Ragusa
City and capital of Ragusa province, 32 mi SW ofSyracuse, SE Sicily, not to be confused with Ragusain Dalmatia, now Dubrovnik. It is the site of ancientnecropolises, containing prehistoric weapons and artifacts, and of Greek tombs. The old quarter of thetown has walls and a castle built in the Byzantineperiod. Ragusa was the seat of an independent countyin the 12th century.City and capital of Ragusa province, 32 mi SW ofSyracuse, SE Sicily, not to be confused with Ragusain Dalmatia, now Dubrovnik. It is the site of ancientnecropolises, containing prehistoric weapons and artifacts, and of Greek tombs. The old quarter of thetown has walls and a castle built in the Byzantineperiod. Ragusa was the seat of an independent countyin the 12th century.

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