The development of the Roman provinces in Gaul (1st cent. BC – 4th cent. AD)
The map deals with Gaul bounded by the Pyrenaei montes, the Mare internum, the Alps, the Jura, the Rhenus and the Oceanus (cf. table). The overall impression of the territory is conditioned by a plethora of individual landscapes including highlands (Massif Central, Vosegus, Cebenna, Arduenna), plains (basin around Lutecia, plateau of Aquitania) and fracture zones (Rhenus, Rhodanus and Arar, Liger). Agriculture, the basis of ancient settlement, th…
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“The development of the Roman provinces in Gaul (1st cent. BC – 4th cent. AD)”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists.
Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA166>