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Amelia

Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Umbria  /  Province of Terni  /  Amelia
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' is a town and comune of the province of Terni, in the Umbria region of central Italy. It grew up around an ancient hill fort, known to the Romans as '.GeographyThe town lies in the south of Umbria, on a hill overlooking the Tiber River to the east and the Nera River to the west. It is The city is 8km north of Narni, 15km from Orte and approximately 93km from Perugia. It is about 100km north of Rome.HistoryAccording to some scholars, Amelia is the oldest town in Umbria. It was supposedly founded by a legendary Umbrian king, King Ameroe, who gave the city the name. Cato the Elder is reported as saying that was founded 963 years before the war with Perseus (171-168 BC), so 1134 BC. This date cannot be considered accurate.The city was later occupied by the Etruscans, and later still by the Romans, although it is not mentioned by name in the history of the Roman conquest of Umbria. occupied a strategic location in the Second Latin War (340-338 BC), lying on a loop of the Via Cassia called the Via Amerina, which started at Falerii and crossed the Tiber at Castellum Amerinum (probably Orte).
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