The via claudia augusta is an ancient roman road, which linked the valley of the po river with rhaetia modern southern germany across the alps the route still exists, and since the 1990s increased interest in longdistance hiking and cycling have made the german and austrian stretches of the via claudia augusta popular among tourists, with the result that modern. The author is of the opinion that he was buried in asturica augusta. Ab asturica burdigalam was a roman road that linked the towns of asturica augusta modern astorga in gallaecia and burdigala modern bordeaux in aquitania the antonine itinerary mentions that it ran through pallantia, the pass of vindeleia, veleia, pompaelo, iturissa and the summo pyreneo roncevaux pass, among other places. Astorga was located on the flank of the french invasion of spain and portugal, and was meant to be used as a headquarters during the campaign. Living space 160 ram drive, hanover, pa, 17331 7176329406 18003689990. Its design allows us to make an idea of the town planning of asturica augusta, which reflects its regular and orthogonal shape with wide streets.
Asturica augusta asturica, astorga historical names, asturica augusta asturica. The astures or asturs, also named astyrs, were the hispanoceltic inhabitants of the northwest area of hispania that now comprises almost the entire modern autonomous community of principality of asturias, the modern province of leon, and the northern part of the modern province of zamora all in spain, and eastern tras os montes in portugal. Heart of moncayo route this route is dominated by the imposing mass of moncayo, a lofty and isolated mountain that the romans called mons caius. The use of marble in the architecture of asturica augusta core. The use of marble in the architecture of asturica augusta. Media in category ancient roman thermae of asturica augusta the following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. The abandonment of the military camp and the transformation into a city begins. List of roman sites in spain simple english wikipedia. You can buy a ticket for ergastula and museum outside the roman route. Feb 06, 2012 a titular see of cilicia in asia minor, whose episcopal list 363434 is given in gams 435. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page.
The sanitary sewer networks are built, the first urban wall unlike the lowimperial one performs a prestige function, the forum and the major public buildings thermal baths are redesigned. This has led to archaeological richness, which shows the. It enters galicia through a mezquita and is the longest galician st. Asturica augusta, the terminus of the silver route, was an important junction, where the highways to lusitania and the cantabrian coast intersected. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Pegadas da historia en bande ourense galicia, spain. End of tiberius reign and until the age of claudius. This giant, with its almost perpetual snow, stands as a visible border between the castilian plateau and the aragonese steppes of the ebro depression and is the maximum height of the iberian system. Details and dimensions on these floor plans are approximate and subject to change. Memmius barbarus, probably of astur descent and native of asturica, would become the flamen priest of the province citerior and tribune of the legio i en novae sistov.
The study of roman roads is a topic with a long tradition in archaeology. Pdf recent archaeological research at asturica augusta. Download fulltext pdf download fulltext pdf asturica augusta. The road was built at the beginning of the christian era using more ancient roadways. Suburbanization and highways in spain when the romans and. Its construction happens at the same time as a moment. Third, it was also important the route that linked northwest hispania with the ebro valley and the mediterranian basin in the northeast. Recent archaeological research at asturica augusta. The first walls of astorga,from highimperial age, gave way to another wall, more ambitious and still preserved nearly in full. The via claudia augusta is an ancient roman road, which linked the valley of the po river with rhaetia modern southern germany across the alps the route still exists, and since the 1990s increased interest in longdistance hiking and cycling have made the german and austrian stretches of the via claudia augusta popular among tourists, with the result that modern signage illustration.
Modern, light and spacious, lots of variety, with a friendly person on the desk who puts on the introductory video. Several cities bore the same name in roman antiquity, some of which are yet flourishing, e. It is surrounded by ruined walls, and has an ancient gothic cathedral with a high altar of great beauty, an old castle, and some roman remains. Segobriga o clunia aparecen divinidades indi genas en coexistencia con. From latin asturica asturica augusta, from the name of the astures, a hispanoceltic tribe of northern spain. In the chronology and settlement of the net viaria, we couldnt help coting the cities of bracara augusta and asturica augusta as points of departure and arrival of a via, which is object of study in the second part of this chapter. Astorga was the roman asturica augusta, a provincial capital, and the meetingplace of four military roads. The route starts right at the bande exit towards lobios and at the border. Caius julius fido, caius son and native of the quirine tribe, was the flamen of rome and augustus. In the south, emerita and gades were connected by the hispalis road. A titular see of cilicia in asia minor, whose episcopal list 363434 is given in gams 435.
Though sacked by the goths in the 5th century, and later by the moors, it is still surrounded by massive walls of roman origin. Asturica augusta, a city of spain, in the province and 30 m. The siege of astorga in 21 march 22 april 1810 was an attempt by french forces to capture astorga, spain, in a campaign of the peninsular war. It seems that initially lintelled channels were built, with limited capacity, but due to the citys growth in the second half of the first century, it was necessary to develop a second network for.
Catholic encyclopedia 19augusta wikisource, the free. Augusta praetoria aosta in augusta rauracorum augst in switzerland. The via augusta also known as the via herculea or via exterior was the longest and busiest of the major roads built by the romans in ancient hispania the iberian peninsula. Asturica in gaffiot, felix 1934 dictionnaire illustre latinfrancais, hachette.
Asturica augusta war eine antike stadt im heutigen nordwestspanien. The strategic location of astorga caused the settlement of the roman conquerors more than two thousand years ago, first, with a military camp of the legio x gemina and after with the establishment of the administrative capital of one of its demarcations. The foundation of asturica augusta is closely linked to augusat organization of the astur land undertaken by augustus, once the conquest wars of the hispanic northwest have finished. Suburbanization and highways in spain when the romans and the. Most often they have been studied from the formal perspective of the elements involved in their construction, such as bridges or milestones, the construction techniques and tools, or their economic use. He would be remembered by his daughters, julia, the eldest and the youngest. Ab asturica burdigalam was a roman road that linked the towns of asturica augusta modern astorga in gallaecia and burdigala modern bordeaux in aquitania the antonine itinerary mentions that it ran through pallantia, the pass of vindeleia, veleia, pompaelo, iturissa and the summo pyreneo roncevaux pass, among other places in medieval times it would be. This page was last edited on 15 february 2019, at 20. Pdf on jan 1, 1995, julio manuel vidal encinas and others published recent archaeological research at asturica augusta find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate. The detour to aquis querquernis is signposted, left hand side and has a narrow. Its a county road, with curves, so moderate your speed. Appearance of actual house may vary slightly from model photographs shown on cover. Archaeological basements and monuments that are visited.880 1199 3 1314 46 469 1382 1344 583 832 1384 1436 856 737 1519 965 758 1471 702 943 272 1313 205 429 1141 729 766