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The city of Crotone rises on a cape of the ionic coast, between the rivers Tacina and Neto. One has extended to the west of the medioevale village where it rose the acropoli of the ancient Greek center and where the poderoso rinascimentale castle is raised today, now it has a mostly modern aspect. Beyond to the castle erected in the 1541 from don Pedro di Toledo in order defending the population from the incursions of the Saraceni, Crotone conserve the Dome (of the sec. Baroque XVI) and some palaces and churches while they are the little rests of the ancient city. The extension and monumental wealth of the old city are testified mainly from literary documents. Between the VIII and the WAYS century a.C. in Calabria land the Greek colonizzatori; the Calabria is one of the ambite goals more, perhaps for the fertility and the beauty of the water lands, richest. Crotone was founded around to the 710 a.C. from some coming from from regions of Greece and a legend collection from Ovid narrates that Ercole, wanting to punish Lacinio that had stolen the buoi to it, killed for error the Kroton friend, buried it on the sides of the Esaro and in order to honor its name; here city founded you one.

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