Lucio Cornelio Sila

It has an area of 200 hectares through the Fossa and Chianca rivers. Here you can fascinate you with unemployed Greens, lush forests and vineyards. You will also see emissions of tyrant: salty MUDs and muddy waters, coming from the bottom of the basin. Interesting is its history, its antecedents, as he has been written to the with respect, that Mutina as it was called was a town of Etruscan origin was conquered those who by the Boii. Probably fell in hand of the Romans in the Gallic War of 225 to 222 a. C. as already appears as a Roman possession from 218 to. C.

It was located between Parma and Bologna. Tells us, that the first inhabitants of Modena back men from the Paleolithic era, because a great variety of fossils and elements, used by these populations have been found. They will be the Etruscans who inhabited these lands by the VI and IV century leaving a great cultural legacy that today can be seen in different archaeological sites. Circa 187 BC the Romans take the population and transform it into one of the many colonies of the Empire. You can appreciate numerous walls, palaces and temples, legacy of a stage of economic splendour, when Modena becomes essential stop of the famous Via Emilia. It gives us Wikipedia, which in 171 BC was attacked by the ligurians who knocked down for a continued to occupy the city, but the consul Claudius retrieves it killing more than eight thousand ligurians. For a long time not reappears any relevant fact but it is known that he acquired prosperity and strength very quickly after its reconstruction. With the death of Lucio Cornelio Sila, Lepidus rebelled against the Roman Senate, Mutina was one of the few cities that could offer resistance to Pompey after the death of Caesar, Mutina was besieged and they surrendered by the proximity of the battles of Mutina, held by Suetonius in Bellum Mutinense.