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The modern Genoa, a thriving commercial town in Liguria, situated at the extremity of the Ligurian Gulf (Gulf of Genoa), and subsequently a Roman municipium. For some time during the Second Punic War it was held by Mago, the Carthaginian. The place had no political importance before the Middle Ages, when it was called Janua.

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