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Sagunto

(sägo͞on`tō), Latin Saguntum, town (1990 pop. 58,135), Valencia prov., E Spain, on the Palencia River, in Valencia. A seaport on the Mediterranean, it is an important metallurgical center, with iron and steel foundries. Saguntum was an ally of Rome when it was besieged and captured (219–218 B.C.) by the Carthaginians under Hannibal. This led to the Second Punic War (see Punic WarsPunic Wars,
three distinct conflicts between Carthage and Rome. When they began, Rome had nearly completed the conquest of Italy, while Carthage controlled NW Africa and the islands and the commerce of the W Mediterranean.
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). Saguntum was conquered by the Romans (214 B.C.) and made a municipium. On a ridge above the present city are important Roman remains, notably a well-preserved theater. The city fell to the Moors and was called Murviedro until its old name was restored in 1877. In 1874 the restoration of the Spanish Bourbon dynasty was proclaimed there.

Sagunto

 

a city in eastern Spain, near the Mediterranean coast, in the region and province of Valencia. Population, 47,000 (1970). Sagunto is one of Spain’s main metallurgical centers. It also has a wine industry and a vegetable-oil industry.

Sagunto

an industrial town in E Spain, near Valencia: allied to Rome and made a heroic resistance to the Carthaginian attack led by Hannibal (219--218 bc). Pop.: 58 287 (2003 est.)
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Joan Cris Havana, a municipal social worker who hails from Sagunto, said rescue workers tried to reach the village in a motorboat and had difficulty navigating the waters because of strong currents.
The regular line will have a frequency of one crossing each 15 days, said the same source, with departure from Rades scheduled on Sunday and arrival to the port of Sagunto scheduled for Tuesday and the return on the same day to Rades and arrival to the Port of Rades on Thursday evening.
The Sagunto plant already supplies the automotive industry with hot-dip galvanised and electrogalvanised products, including advanced high-strength steels.
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Referring to the tradition of painting the underside of Spanish balconies, she installed these photographs on the undersides of balconies of a Roman theatre in Sagunto.
A partir de este momento ([12]), no hay mas anotaciones de Valle-Inclan, y precisamente a partir de aqui se rastrean multitud de referencias historicas: el capitulo XI consiste en una conversacion entre Alonso y el Marques, al que el joven acude en busca de apoyo para entrar a servir a la Causa; en el capitulo XII los contertulios hablan de la conspiracion alfonsina (tambien mencionada en el capitulo XIV) y se alude a Emilio Castelar y a una polemica con Vicente Manterola muy famosa en su dia (21); en el capitulo XIII hay varias referencias al periodo republicano y en el XVI se anuncia el golpe militar del general Martinez Campos en Sagunto, noticia que situa la accion de Una tertulia de antano exactamente en el 29 de diciembre de 1874.
UF had a $240m LNG receiving and re-gasification terminal built at Sagunto harbour, near Valencia on the Mediterranean.
Cod H 24, confirma lo que ya permitian inferir las innovaciones presentes en esta siloge respecto de la tradicion del Antiquus: que Peutinger conocio una segunda recopilacion, que no hemos conservado, con al menos veinte textos de Tarragona y Sagunto.
Algunos historiadores suponen que las defensas de las ciudades de Sagunto, Numancia y Calahorra frente al enemigo romano o cartagines, se realizaron con tanta radicalidad porque mediaban entre sus habitantes y sus aliados vinculos de Devotio [2].
Le quatrieme match amical est programme pour le mardi 3 decembre devant Puerto Sagunto (division 1), alors que le dernier rendez-vous preparatoire se deroulera le mercredi 4 decembre devant UCAM Sant Juan (division 3).
Sin embargo, el origen residencial del tipo queda probado por algunos buenos ejemplos de viviendas del siglo XIV que hubo en Sagunto, como los restos de la Casa del Delme o Diezmo (c.
Her voyages include trips to Barcelona, Cartagena, Sagunto, Huelva, Incheon, Tong Yeong, Dahej, Hazira, Senboku, Futtsu, Zeebrugge, Murgados, Rovigo, Yung An, Taichung, Guanabara bay, and South Hook.