From the Romans to the Middle Ages

The most important document for the planning history of the island in the sixteenth century is the Cartaro map (1586), where despite the summary of the incision, Ischia is defined in its essential parts.

Done in attached to the text of Giulo Jasolino "De Remedi Naturali", dedicated to spa treatments of Ischia, the paper proposes a systematic illustration of the weather situation: the printer, in fact, although intended to highlight, exaggerating the size for this purpose, the places rich in sources and connections between them, ensured by a complex network of public roads, many of which are still, even today, their original route, not to omit ~ to represent the complex topography and settlements. The incision has documentary value, "because it offers a toponymic panorama completely renovated: to the East is reported “Ischia civitas”, a common name that links both the main town on the rock of the castle and the thick area that extends on the opposite coast .

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Info on Ischia island

  • Surface: 46 Kmq
  • Hight: 789 mt
  • Lat.: 40° 44',82 N
  • Long.: 13° 56',58 E
  • Periplus: 18 miglia
  • Coasts: 51.2 Km
  • Cities: 6
  • Inhabitants: 58.029


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