Ancient Roman colonies
Colonies or trading posts of Ancient Rome (outside of current Italy), with a significant Roman population.
|Arles||Iulia Paterna Sextanoum|
|Bordeaux||Bordeaux (Burdigala) : Palais Gallien|
|Bosra||Once the capital of the Roman province of Arabia Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a)- started as a Roman military camp and grew to become a town from the 5th century|
|Butrint||After the arrival of the Romans in 44BC, Butrint became a Roman colony in the province of Illyria and expanded considerably, on reclaimed marshland. It was equipped with the usual appurtenances of a Roman city. (AB Ev)|
|Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin||Bet Guvrin was the seat of a Roman governorate during the 2nd and 3rd centuries CE. It was at this time one of the most important cities in Roman Palestine and a major crossroads. (AB ev)|
|City of Bath||Aquae Sulis|
|Danube Limes||Carnuntum (ID No 31): At the end of the 2nd century, the Upper Pannonian governor Septimius Severus was proclaimed emperor there by the Danubian legions and the civilian city was subsequently elevated to the rank of a colony.|
|Djémila||The city was initially populated by a colony of Roman soldiers from Italy, and eventually grew to become a large trading market. (wiki)|
|Florence||"Florence was built on the site of an Etruscan settlement and the later ancient Roman colony of Florentia (founded in 59 BC)." (Official description)|
|Fortified City of Carcassonne||Colonia Iulia Carcaso|
|Great Spa Towns of Europe||Baden Baden, Bath|
|Lower German Limes||Cologne was promoted to a "colonia" by Emperor Claudius in AD 50. (Nomination file, p. 48) - Colonia Ulpia Traiana (Xanten) was elevated to a Roman colony by Emperor Trajan around 100 AD. (wiki)|
|Maison Carrée of Nîmes||Nîmes became a Roman colony as Colonia Nemausus sometime before 28 BCE (wiki)|
|Medina of Sousse||Hadrumetum|
|Mudejar Architecture of Aragon||La Seo Cathedral in Zaragoza is located above the ancient Roman forum of Caesaraugusta.|
|Old City of Jerusalem||Colonia Aelia Capitolina|
|Oporto||Romans establisned a town there in the 1st century bc, under the name of Portus <= the port>. (AB ev)|
|Orange||Colonia Julia Firma Secundanorum Arausio|
|Paris, Banks of the Seine||Lutetia|
|Pont du Gard||Was built to meet the needs of the colony Nemausu|
|Regensburg||Regensburg was known as Castra Regina, there was a large Roman military post and a town; remains are left from the Porta Praetoria|
|Tauric Chersonese||It was subject to Rome from the middle of the 1st century BC until the 370s AD (wiki)|
|Timgad||Timgad was created ex nihilo as a military colony by the Emperor Trajan in AD 100. (official description)|
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