Welcome to Aquileia

Colonised in 181 BC, Aquileia was once one of the largest and richest cities of the Roman Empire – at times second only to Rome – with a population of at least 100,000 at its peak. After the city was levelled by Attila's Huns in AD 452, its inhabitants fled south and west, founding Grado and then Venice. A smaller town rose in Roman Aquileia's place in the early Middle Ages, and with the construction of the present basilica, it proceeded to become the largest Christian diocese in Europe.

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