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Guspini, Neapolis

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On the shores of the lagoon of Marceddì, the ancient Phoenician/Punic city of Neapolis was founded at the end of the 5th century B.C. Its name, of Greek origin, means ‘new city’. Since 238 B.C., the settlement was invaded by the Romans, who built a number of works there, including the baths (‘Great Thermae’), transformed in a Christian church in the Middle Ages; also, an aqueduct, numerous cisterns and streets. The centre was abandoned between the 7th and the 8th century A.D., probably because of Moorish invasions.