Gorizia; Slovene, Gorica), the capital of the Austrian crownland of Gerz and Gradisca, about 390 m.
The Gorizia sector, from Monte Santo to the Vippacco, was occupied by the VI.
In the nth century it became the seat of the Eppenstein family, who frequently bore the title of counts of Gorizia; and in the beginning of the 12th century the countship passed from them to the Lurngau family which continued to exist till the year 1500, and acquired possessions in Tirol, Carinthia, Friuli and Styria.
It was finally suppressed in 1751, and the sees of Udine and Gorizia (Gdrz) established in its stead.
He planned and carried out the successful attack on Monte Sabotino which preceded the fall of Gorizia (Aug.