Brill’s New Pauly

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Capital of the  Lemovices in Aquitania, on the Vienne (Ptol. 2,7), founded in about 16 to 12 BC, later called Lemovica, modern Limoges. Archaeological monuments: aqueducts, forum, theatre, amphitheatre, thermae. In the late imperial age, a castrum of reduced size, churches extra muros. Epigraphical evidence: CIL XIII 1390-1420; Inscriptions latines des trois Gaules, 1963, 174-181.


J. Perrier, Carte archéologique Haute-Vienne, 1993, 79-142

J.-M. Sauget et al.…

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Frezouls, Edmond (Strasbourg), “Augustoritum”, 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 22 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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