In March 1088 the Amalfi people elected the skilful ruler and strategist Gisulfo II as their prince, in order to defend themselves from the invasion of Roberto il Guiscardo.
things did not go well between Gisulfo, who was the Prince of Salerno,
and Amalfi people: in fact Gisulfo could not forgive
the people of Amalfi because in 1052 they had laid a plot against
his father, the great prince Guaimario, who eventually died.
The hate and the thirst for revenge, but also the opportunist reconciliation between them characterized the reign of Gisulfo.
Unfortunately, the year after Ruggero the Norman managed to conquer the Dukedom, and Gisulfo II was forever defeated.