The city of Itálica is a must-see within walking distance of Seville (7 km) et without a doubt will surprise the visitors for the quality of the preserved as well as the for the magnitude of the city.
The city was founded in 206 a.c. by Publio Cornelio Scipio, the African, as a place to recover the wounded troops as well as a place of residence for their war veterans. It was the place of origin of the emperors Trajan and Adriano.
With the Emperor Augustus, the city developed by differentiating what was called the nova urbs. A new city that came to have drainage, services ... that is, one of the most advanced cities in the Roman world at the time.
It remained in use until the Muslim period when it became a quarry of materials, being then known as Seville the old.
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