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The rests of a prehistoric village near the city and the attestations on Mount Calvo, confirm that Iguvium was State-City of the Umbrian population or at least their religious guide. Amply acquainted by "7 Eugubbine Tables", valuable linguistic document in Latin-Etruscan charachters (but in Umbrian language), preserved in the museum of Gubbio. Allied to Rome since the IIIrd century b.C., Roman origins, was erected a municipality. Blooming, then slowly declines until the invasion of the Herulis and Goths.
Gubbio manages to maintain its traditions intact, even in its accommodation facilities which offer a large range of: hotels, agriturismos, residence self catering accommodation, B&B, holiday homes and camping sites; all equipped with modern day creature comforts and able to satisfy all of your requirements.
Destroyed by Totila, it was rebuild in a heigher position on the slope of Mount Ingino and fortified with two towers for defence. Avoided Longobardic invasion in the 568's, it was conquered and occupied by the Byzantines. Passes to the Church, Gubbio keeps its autonomy even though prevailing authority of the bishops which allowed them to extend in the XIth century and dominate on a hundred of castles.
Fights with Rome against Hannibale and passes periods of great splendour, after decay caused by Barbarian invasions, it recovers strength by sending an expedition of 1000 riders on their first crusade. During rough fightings against other communes, emerges the figure of bishop Ubaldo Baldassini, who with his martydom became the Patron-Saint of the town.
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