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History of Milan: the beginning

The founding of Milan dates back to the end of the VII century and the beginning of the VI century before Christ and this is actually the only fact that we know for sure. There are a few legends and myths about the founding of the city and about the origin of its name. The city’s name The Latin name of Milan is Mediolanum and its etymology is still uncertain. According to the Roman historian Titus Livius at the beginning of the VI century before Christ Ambigato, the king of a Celtic tribe, sent his two grandsons to colonize other…