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Questa pagina è stata modificata per l’ultima volta il 18 giu 2018 alle 10:26. Vedi le condizioni d’uso per i dettagli. Jump to navigation Jump to search For the province, see Province of Crotone. Cotrone from the Middle Ages until 1928, when its name was changed to the current one. In 1992, it became the capital of the newly established Province of Crotone. Myscellus who came from the city of Rhypes in Achaea in the northern Peloponnese.
He established the city in c. Locri and Rhegium over Croton in the same year marked the beginning of its decline. In 295 BC, Croton fell to another Syracusan tyrant, Agathocles. Around 550, the city was unsuccessfully besieged by Totila, king of the Ostrogoths. At a later date it became a part of the Byzantine Empire. Crotone’s location between the ports of Taranto and Messina, as well as its proximity to a source of hydroelectric power, favored industrial development during the period between the two World Wars. In the 1930s its population doubled.
The Cathedral, originally from the 9th to 11th centuries, but largely rebuilt. It has a neo-classical façade, while the interior has a nave with two aisles, with Baroque decorations. Madonna di Capo Colonna, the icon of the Black Madonna which, according to the tradition, was brought from East in the first years of the Christian era. The 16th-century Castle of Charles V. It houses the Town Museum, with findings excavated in the ancient site of Kroton. Notable are also the remnants of the walls, of the same century, and of various watchtowers.