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The Legend of Foundation of Cagliari

Where did it happen?

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The Legend of Foundation of Cagliari


According to the Legend, as told by the Latin writer Solino, Caralis was founded by Aristeo, son of Apollo and the nymph Cirene, who arrived in Sardinia (Sardegna) from Bezia in the fifteenth century BC. Aristeo introduced in Sardinia hunting and agriculture, bring peace to the indigenous people, on which later reigned.

According to some sources Aristeo was accompanied in Sardegna by Daedalus, who according to the ancient Greeks, was the architect of some impressive works (Nuraghi) on the island.


What about Cagliari?

Cagliari is the capital city of the province and the region of Sardegna.


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