Padua (Padova ; Pàdova) is a city and comune in Veneto, northern Italy.- Padua
It is in the Veneto region at the northern base of the Monte Berico, where it straddles the Bacchiglione River.- Vicenza
Padua stands on the Bacchiglione River, 40 km west of Venice and 29 km southeast of Vicenza.- Padua
The citizens of Vicetia received Roman citizenship and were inscribed into the Roman tribe Romilia in 49 BC. The city was known for its agriculture, brickworks, marble quarry, and wool industry and had some importance as a way-station on the important road from Mediolanum (Milan) to Aquileia, near Tergeste (Trieste), but it was overshadowed by its neighbor Patavium (Padua).- Vicenza
It was also an important Lombard city and then a Frankish center.- Vicenza
Este, Padua, Oderzo, Adria, Vicenza, Verona, and Altino became centres of Venetic culture.- Veneto
The city was again seized by the Goths under Totila, but was restored to the Eastern Empire by Narses only to fall under the control of the Lombards in 568.- Padua
In 643 AD the Lombards conquered the Byzantine base at Oderzo and took possession of practically all of Veneto (and Friuli) except for Venice and Grado.- Veneto
Soon Vicenza, Verona and Brescia fell into Germanic hands.- Lombards
Agilulf successfully fought the rebel dukes of northern Italy, conquering Padua in 601, Cremona and Mantua in 603, and forcing the Exarch of Ravenna to pay tribute.- Lombards
He extended his dominions, conquering Liguria in 643 and the remaining part of the Byzantine territories of inner Veneto, including the Roman city of Opitergium (Oderzo).- Lombards
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Verona (, ; Verona or Veròna) is a city on the Adige River in Veneto, Italy, with 258,031 inhabitants.
In 569, it was taken by Alboin, King of the Lombards, in whose kingdom it was, in a sense, the second most important city.
In 1164 Verona joined with Vicenza, Padua and Treviso to create the Veronese League, which was integrated with the Lombard League in 1167 to battle against Frederick I Barbarossa.