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Alpes Cottiae

ALPES COTTIAE The middle of three Roman provinces which lay in the Alps between Cisalpine Gaul (now northern Italy) and Gaul in Augustus’s day.   It was named after the mountain range now called the Alpi Cozie, in which the River … Continue reading

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Aemilia

AEMILIA    Roman region and province in north central Italy.   It took its name from the Via Aemilia which ran from Ariminum (Rimini) on the Adriatic to Placentia (Piacenza) on the River Po (the Via Aemilia was itself named from Marcus … Continue reading

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