Bernd 08/21/2018 (Tue) 07:43:30 No.18627 del
Yes, they did control many cities in the mainland. Reggio Calabria I know was dominated by the Arabs, Miseno which they used as a port to raid coastal cities, they even established a settlement called Saracinesco near Rome, which was mostly by Arabs who attempted to raid Rome, but later converted to Christianity, not really part of any Muslim caliphate, but still intriguing.