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Cervia was originally known as ‘Ficocle’. It has been believed to be of ‘Greek’ origin. Moreover, this town was situated mid-way between Ravenna and Cervia. As history goes, Cervia was completely destroyed in the year 709 by none other than ‘patrician’ Theodore; thanks to alliance with Ravenna against ‘loyal Byzantines’.
The center was reconstructed later in a secure position, in Salina. Medieval city grew till it got provided with 3 fortified ... More entrances: a castle constructed by Frederick Barbarossa, Emperor, 7 churches, and ‘Palaces of Priors’.
With the passage of time, salt pod got converted in to a ‘marsh’. Furthermore, on 9th of November, 1697, Pope Innocent XII placed an order for being reconstructed in safer location. Novel city contained large silos to store salt.
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