Photographer's Note

Corté is a city whose existence dates back between 814 and 750 AD avt. It is a legend that tells us. This story is inspired by the Aeneid. A companion named Aeneas in Carthage Corso took a girl named Sica. It was the niece of Dido, queen of Carthage and founder of the city. Pursued, the two lovers found refuge in a Mediterranean island to which they gave the name of Corsica. They had four sons and Corso created a city for everyone: Ajaccio for Aïazzo, Aléria for Alero, Mariana for Marino and Sagone for Savino. Aïazzo His son succeeded him on the throne. The king gave birth to a son called Corto, which was built in the centre of the island, a town in which he gave his name. This story can be found in the chronic Giovanni della Grossa columnist Middle Ages.
There is no doubt that the founding of the former is Corté view of habitats found during archaeological research, but since when the name of Corté there? Different assumptions clash from the etymology of the name. Courts of Justice or Roman Merovingian (Cortem) or rocky outcrop (Kor) original Phoenician? Both are possible. What is certain is that the name of Corté designated metropolitan already in the early 12th sc, when the bishops of Aléria had installed their residence.
The panoramic I present to you has been taken of the valley Tavignau. The Citadel today is the result of widespread destruction and reconstruction. The main tower no longer exists, archaeologists have found the existence, and a project to relieve him there. The oldest part called "Nest" Eagle "at the right end of the 1418 photo date, time of the founding of the citadel by Vincentello of Istria. The walls date from 1770-1771 after the battle of Ponte Novu.

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Additional Photos by Marie TADDEI (Nolme) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 238 W: 42 N: 1019] (6829)
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