After Roman subjugation of Ligurian tribes in the summer of 14 BC (Cass. Dio 54. 24. 3), the Alpes Maritimae stood under the command of a knightly praefectus civitatium (Str. 4,6,3). In AD 63 the conferment of the ius Latii (Plin. HN 3,135; Tac. Ann. 15,32), administration by a procurator, with the title praeses since the 3rd cent. AD. A suburb was Cemenelum (today Cimiez). Under Diocletian the province was enlarged by parts of the Narbonensis and Alpes Cottiae and allocated to the praefectura Galliarum (dioecesis Viennensis). Eburodunum became the new capital.
Alpes Maritimae(129 words)
Cite this pageGraßl, Herbert (Salzburg), “Alpes Maritimae”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e116390>
First published online: 2006
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