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Otranto

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Otranto
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Interesting
This town was the capital of the last Byzantine stronghold, the Terra d'Otranto. In the 15C it met with a horrible fate, when it was conquered by Mohammed II and many of its inhabitants massacred. Such was the Greek influence in Otranto that the locals speak a dialect very close to Greek.

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Santa Maria Annunziata cathedral, Otranto
Santa Maria Annunziata cathedral, Otranto
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