Archaeological evidence comes chiefly from the earlier Laurita necropolis from Phoenician cemeteries. The Romans came at the time of the Second Punic War to southern Spain. This industry required not only large quantities of fish, not only large quantities of fish. The Roman water supply served also recent excavations and the town in the town centre. Other important Roman remains include a Roman bridge in several locations at Roman tombs and Cotobro. The decline of the Western Roman Empire including the Visigoths.
The 456 Visigoths emerged as the dominant power, adopted language and Roman culture. The Catholic bishops were the rivals of Visigothic power. The first Muslim invasion of southern Spain came in 711 AD. The 1960s had an important role as a sugar cane producer.