- Alternate Name
- Place Type
- political; archaeological site
- Ancient city was established by Greek colonists from Sybaris, who called it Poseidonia; taken by Lucanians 5th cen. BC & by Romans 273 BC; was famous for its roses; was destroyed by Saracens 871 AD; now site of the village of Pesto.
- Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)