Narni: Where Majesty Hides Roman Treasures

April 15, 2021 4:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Perched on a rocky outcrop in southern Umbria, Narni captivates many a visitor nowadays. As of 299 B.C., the Romans had their eye on it, too: they were distinctly aware of the strategic importance of Nequinum, inhabited by the Osc0-Umbri, an Italic tribe. After conquering Nequinum, the Romans named the  colony “Narnia” for the Nahar, the river serpentining below. By… View article

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