- Alternate Name
- Place Type
- political; historic
- Was home to early Apulians and Greek colonists; came under control of republican Rome by 3rd cen. BCE; taken by Goths, Lombards and Byzantines; was duchy under Normans in 12th cen.; part of Kingdom of Two Sicilies and later of Holy Roman Empire.
- Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)