The city of Fondi (LT).
Founded , according to legend, thanks to the hero Hercules was trading port
for the Greeks , then underwent the influence of Etruscans in the fifth
century, and later that of the Volsci .
He obtained the Roman citizenship "sine suffrage " in 338 , and then the flood in 188 BC . Reduced several times in misery because of the barbarian invasions before, and assaults Saracens then , funds reached stability and its peak under the rule Caetani ( 1299-1504 ) .
In 1387 it was the scene of the Schism of the West with the election , in the Cathedral of St. Peter of the Funds, the antipope Clement VII opposed to the legitimate Pope Urban VI.
At the end of the century the court was assgnata by the French king Charles VIII to Prospero Colonna, whose son Vespasian , then married the young Giulia Gonzaga , a girl of extraordinary beauty and cleverness who donate funds to a period of splendor and cultural re- the early death of her husband.
The fame of her beauty and culture had to rush to funds not only artists and famous people , but also the infamous pirate Kair - Ed- Din, called Barbarossa, who in 1534 attacked the city to kidnap the beautiful Giulia Gonzaga and give it to the Sultan Suleiman II. Was warned in time managed to escape the pirate who vented his anger by sacking of funds and on fire .
Only in 1806 , with the abolition of fedualità , the Funds entered into the new municipal law and through the Renaissance gave way to progress that makes it one of the most flourishing centers of the province of Latina.