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A town in Gallia Narbonensis (see gaul, transalpine). It was probably a colōnia Latīna (see ius latii) by 28 bc. In 16 bc it was laid out with walls enclosing c.220 ha. (543 acres). Remains include: amphitheatre, and a temple erected c.ad 2, and eventually dedicated to Gaius Iulius Caesar (2) and Lucius Iulius Caesar (the ‘Maison Carrée’). The Pont‐du‐Gard forms part of its aqueduct.

Subjects: Architecture.


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