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One of the demarcations of the Augustan provincial organization, the former Hispania Citerior, Tarraconensis was among the vastest provinces of the empire until the Diocletian reform of 293 CE. It was then divided into three parts: Tarraconensis, Gallaecia, and Cartaginensis. Still commanded from its capital Tarraco, Tarr…

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Martin, Céline, “Tarraconensis”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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