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Perugia


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political
Description
Ancient hill town; was home to Umbrians, and one of 12 cities of ancient Etruria; passed to Rome in 310 BCE, to Lombards in 592 CE; generally Guelph in Guelph/Ghibelline wars with neighboring towns; torn by internal strife in the 15th century; came under control of papacy in 1540.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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