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  www.kreis-euskirchen.de - Buildings Roman Times
The Roman temple, built on a hill and partly reconstructed, date back to the 4th century A.D. It was built on the site of a previous temple.
In their water conduits the Romans did not use pumps, which was why an even slope of the channel groove was necessary.
Roman mile-stones are on display here, which have been reconstructed on the sites where they were found.
www.kreis-euskirchen.de /tourism/sehenswuerdig_engl/Roman_Buildings.php   (507 words)

  Gallo-Roman culture - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The term Gallo-Roman describes the Romanized culture of Gaul under the rule of the Roman Empire, particularly the areas of Gallia Narbonensis that developed into Occitania, and to a lesser degree, Aquitania.
Roman life, centered on the public events and cultural responsibilities of urban life in the res publica and the sometimes luxurious life of the self-sufficient rural villa system, took longer to collapse in the Gallo-Roman regions.
At Périgueux, France, a luxurious Roman villa called the Domus of Vesunna, built round a garden courtyard surrounded by a colonnaded peristyle enriched with bold tectonic frescoing, has been handsomely protected in a modern glass-and-steel structure that is a fine example of archaeological museum-making (see external link).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Gallo_Roman   (569 words)

 Roman Paris
Roman Lutetia was laid out at the intersection of the Seine and two parallel Roman roads running north-south.
The Roman town of Lutetia also had an open-air amphitheater on the Left Bank that could hold 8,000-9,000 spectators, as well as a smaller covered theater for an audience of up to 4,500, and a chariot racing circuit or circus.
Thus Roman control of northern France effectively ended, although the local general Siagrius nominally upheld Roman rule from Soissons in the Picardie region of northern France, even after the defection of the last Roman emperor, Romulus Augustulus, in 476.
www.athenapub.com /14roman-paris.htm   (1585 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for gallo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Gallo- The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology...
Gallo of Sonoma Winery Makes a Splash at Vinexpo Americas; - Pairing Seminar For Food and Wine Industry Professionals Held to Help Demystify the Art of Pairing California Wines with French Food -.
Film: Crying games; The actor-director Vincent Gallo is still reeling from his reception at Cannes, where his film was labelled `worst in competition'.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=gallo&StartAt=1   (694 words)

 French History Timeline
The Franks unite behind Merovius with many other barbarians in Gaul, and under the Roman general Aëtius, they engage and defeat Attila 'the Hun' near Méry-sur-Seine; it is know as 'the battle of Châons' (451).
He was driven from the Franks and replaced by a Roman general, Aegidius.
Barbarians invaded Rome (476) and overthrew the Emperor.
www.xenophongroup.com /montjoie/fr-tl.htm   (4197 words)

Postumus set up the Empire's capital in Trier, in what is now the Rhineland-Palatinate of Germany.
Lyon, the capital of Roman Gaul, is the site of a Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilization (rue Céberg), associated with the remains of the theater and odeon of Roman Lugdunum.
The "Claudius Tablet" in the Museum transcribes a speech given before the Senate by the Emperor Claudius in 48 AD, in which he requests the right for the heads of the Gallic nations to participate in Roman magistrature.
www.wapipedia.com /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=Gallo-Roman   (379 words)

 Liturgica.com | Liturgics | Western Latin Liturgics | Chant Development | Gallican Chant
The intervening area, the last remaining part of Roman Gaul, was conquered by the Franks in 486, and early in the sixth century they completed their conquest of present-day France by driving the Visigoths into Spain.
Some feast days, such as the Minor Litanies (the three days before the feast of the Ascension) and St. Martin of Tours, were not celebrated in Rome, so the chants found in medieval Gregorian notation are presumed to have survived from the Gallican rite.
Roman prayers and chant texts were always notably concise and spare.
www.liturgica.com /html/litWLMusDev6.jsp?hostname=null   (523 words)

 Celtic pantheon.
After a gain of Gallia and it romanisation, process of merge of both pantheons was developed, and it had intelligent character.
The Gauls chose for the gods the Roman names by a principle of conformity iconography and functions (the same as centuries after pagans on all Europe identified mythological characters with Christian saint people).
In the Roman Gallia he was identified with Mars as had, among other, military value, that it is typical of the God of the Sky in Celtic and Germanic cultures.
www.geocities.com /celtic_gods1/myth1.htm   (2296 words)

 History of Avignon - The Gallo Romans and barbarian invasions
The Romans manifested themselves in the second century B.C. In 125 B.C., Marseille, at war with the Salyens, calls on their allies the Romans.
The Romans settled in the region and established the transalpine province "Narbonnaise", which extends from the Alps to the Pyrenees, and of which Narbonne is the capital.
What remains of the Roman city was fortified by a rapidly constructed shorter and more easily defended wall encircling the cliff where the population had taken refuge.
www.avignon-et-provence.com /avignon-tourism/avignon-history/gallo-romaine.htm   (643 words)

 Patrician Roman - DBA 81   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The Patrician Roman list covers the period from the rise of the general Aetius in 425 AD until the Ostrogoths destroyed Odavacer's Roman army and established their own Kingdom in Italy in 493 AD.
It is tempting to adopt a "Sword and Shield" tactical doctrine with impetuous Knights and feoderati Warband as the hard-charging "sword" and the Legionarii Blades and Auxilia Palatina as the steady "shield".
Merrill's thesis is that the "barbarization" of the Roman army was the principal cause of Rome's downfall.
www.umiacs.umd.edu /~kuijt/dba81/dba81.html   (1302 words)

 Roman Emperors - DIR Claudius Gothicus and Censorinus
This deity had appeared on Roman coins in the reigns of Galba and Severus Alexander.
The Roman Senate showed its respect for Claudius Gothicus by setting up a gold portrait-shield in the Curia and by approving his deification.
He was also honored with a golden statue in front of the great temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus and a silver statue set on a column on the Rostra.
www.roman-emperors.org /claudgot.htm   (3101 words)

 insurance Gallo Roman - insurance-notes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Roman Millet, or Millet of Rûm, the millet of the Eastern Orthodox community in the Ottoman Empire
Roman or some cognate means "novel" in many European languages; in such languages, the cognates of novel mean English "novella"
Roman alphabet (Latin alphabet), the standard script of the English language and most of the languages of western and central Europe, and of those areas settled by Europeans
www.insurance-notes.com /Gallo-Roman   (513 words)

 Does France deserve its name? | Antimoon Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
They were Roman by citizenship, they were living the Roman way of life, speaking Roman language, folowing the roman religion, and most of them have been mixed with other roman people from other regions of the empire, as people in USA are today.
After the Roman conquest of Gaul, Gaul was heavily colonized with Roman settlers and slaves that were imported from other parts of the empire.
Of the Gallic population at around the time of the Roman conquest, it is said that about one third were killed, one third, were captured, enslaved, and deported, and the remaining one third were to be Romanized.
www.antimoon.com /forum/t4810-90.htm   (1431 words)

 Lyon - The Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The other half is occupied by offices, a specialized library open to the public and researchers, the reserve lapidary and small object collections and, finally, an activities department that organizes guided tours and workshops.
Located on the exceptional site of the Roman theater and odeon, the Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilization offers a panorama of private and public life in Lyon, capital of Gaul, from its foundation in 43 B.C. to the early Christian era.
It transcribes a speech given by the Emperor Claudius in the year 48 A.C., before the Roman Senate, in which he requests the right for the heads of the Gallic nations to participate in Roman magistrature.
www.hotels-search.net /lyon_galloromanmuseum.html   (764 words)

 Serveur Savoie
After having removed manu broken Roman tiles (which bear witness to the collapse of a roof) the diggers began to find large nails as well as potsherds.
The aim of the digs this summer is to try to map out the ground plan of the buildings on this land at the time of the destruction of the villa in the year 270.
The presence of Roman tiles attests to the existence of a gallo-roman settlement in the immediate vicinity.
www.sav.org /e/thovey.html   (937 words)

While the Norman Franks were in the process of expelling the Roman army from Southern Italy and of helping the Italo-Franks wrest the papacy from the Franconian emperors, their Duke William of Normandy, invaded England with Pope Alexander's II blessing in 1066.
This Roman attempt to put Frankish society under the rule of law and order by giving the Roman Pope the power of accepting appeals from all levels of Frankish society and even to intervene by bringing cases before his court for judgement backfired.
That Eudo was a Roman and not a Frank is clear from the fact this same Frankish source calls his son Chunoald "a beaten Roman." Ibid., chapter 25.
www.romanity.org /htm/rom.02.en.the_cure_of_the_neurobiological_sickness_of_rel.03.htm   (7495 words)

 Paris' history: Gallo-Roman Paris
From 59 BC, the Romans undertook the conquest of Gaul (France).
Since the mid-19th century, excavations have yielded evidence of the boundaries of the Roman city which had as its central axes the present-day rue St-Jacques and rue Soufflot.
Other Roman sites in Paris are the Arène de Lutèce and the baths at the Musée de Cluny.
www.apartment-in-france.com /tips-history-gallo-roman-paris.htm   (171 words)

This is the key to the decisions of all Seven Roman Ecumenical Councils as well as that of the Eighth of 879 and especially of the Ninth of 1341.
Of the five Roman Patriarchates the Franks captured that of Rome and replaced the Roman Popes with Teutonic Popes by military force during a struggle which began in 983 and ended in 1046.
The criterion by which the Roman Empire made the Orthodox faith and practice part of Roman law and its synodical system part of the imperial administration was not much different from today's legal support for genuine medicine and for the protection of citizens from unlicensed quack doctors.
www.romanity.org /htm/ro1en.htm   (9533 words)

 Syagrius - Ancient Roman Empire Forums
The Roman culture did not disappear in England when the legions left, just a major part of the economy, the culture remained and would remain until the late 6th/early 7th century.
Ward-Perkins, "The Fall of Rome and the End of Civilization," paints a very interesting picture of a Roman town on the outskirts of the empire when, due to the chaos of the 5th century, the soldiers pay fails to arrive.
The exception of course is that without roman wealth the large country villa's fell into disuse quite quickly.
www.unrv.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=3345   (1265 words)

 Le Thovey
Under what are now parts of Faverges and the outlying hamlet of Viuz, the Gallo-Roman town of Casuaria marked an important stop along the Turin-Geneva Roman via, as can be seen in the famous Peutinger Table (the last surviving road map and travel atlas from Antiquity).
Volunteer diggers have uncovered a mansio, (a type of Roman "motel"), complete with Roman baths, peristyle, and outbuildings dating from the 1st-century BC to the 3rd century CE.
The mansio and adjacent buildings were apparently put to the torch by a band of roving Alaman raiders in the year 270, as has been attested both by documentary and archeological evidence.
www.uakron.edu /modlang/thovey.html   (496 words)

 Chapter 7: 210,211,212 [1941]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The real danger was from irregular bands or from gangs of brigands, which were as often recruited from the wreck of Roman society as from the invaders.
Some great Romans in the perilous period of invasion may have retired for safety to strongly fortified castles.
Roman influence was made even greater by the internal strife among the upper class Germans.
www.abbeyclock.com /cecil/76.html   (652 words)

 Celtic Warriors
One of the earliest coins of the Roman Republic having a Celtic subject is a Denarius of M. Sergius Silus (116-115 BCE, Crawford 286)
The 2 horse chariot (Roman 'biga') with six-spoked wheels seen on these 2 coins are identical to the few archeological finds.
The appearance of this portrait is much different than those of Romans, enhancing their 'barbarian' or foreign nature to Roman citizens.
www.kernunnos.com /culture/warriors   (942 words)

 Thésée la Romaine
These ruins are linked to an economical flourishing activity : the buildings, surrounded of a a surrounding wall, are dated of the 2e century and presents in a state of exceptional conservation; they could be useful of a relay, a storage, a stock market of dealing, in truth same of administrative and commercial courthouse.
These ruins were recentlyimproved and they offer their imposing perspective, put in value by a garden evoking the park of a Roman home.
The prosperity of this high borough artisanal holds to its situation on this double way of communication, fluvial and terrestrial, which contributed to the development of a dealing of ceramics that made tasciaca a production in mass.
members.aol.com /moulinrenn/Theseegb.HTM   (355 words)

 Welcome to the Museum of Provençal Art and History : Archeology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
From the 1st to the 3rd century the network of roads laid out throughout the south of France favors economic development.
It is nonetheless the graves and funerary inscriptions which provide the best information on ordinary gallo-roman objects, namely ornamental gear and ceramics.
They can be found throughout the Mediterranean basin, from the dawn of Romanization to approximately the 7th century.
www.museesdegrasse.com /mahp/fla_ang/archeo_gallo.shtml   (408 words)

Langensoultzbach and its region developed strongly in the times of Roman Gaul.
In a Roman Gaul which didn't let us any written material concerning life and beliefs of men, it is to shapes " sprung of the deep loves of matter and intelligence " that we owe the secret of the past.
Bas-relief representing structural Mercury wearing on his head the 'petase' (hat with large sides decorated with wings), around the neck a torque (necklace), on a shoulder a mantelletta, on an arm a purse and in a hand a caduceus (stick surmounted of two wings and around which two snakes curl up).
langensoultzbach.free.fr /us/discovering/museum.htm   (1165 words)

 Archeological Museum of Viuz-Faverges
The modern hamlet of Viuz, whose name derives from the Latin name Vicus, is built within the perimeter of the Roman town of Casuaria, which lies under parts of both modern-day Viuz and Faverges.
The old Roman Turin-Geneva road ran past the present-day museum, at the foot of the Roche de Viuz mountain.
When French highway planners decided to build a highway bypass over the path of the old Roman road in the late 1980s, a rapid salvage dig was conducted before the area was to be paved over.
www.sav.org /e/viuz.html   (564 words)

 Entrance to the shrine of Epona, gallo-Roman horsegoddess   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Almost every stable had a shrine for her and she was very famous in the Roman cavalry.
One of the main centers and maybe the origin of her cult seems to have been East-France with the city Alesia.
nly in Roman times she was brought to the Britain Islands and worshipped there, but Rhiannon and Macha show that the horsecult was famous on the Britain Islands before that.
inanna.virtualave.net /epona.html   (650 words)

 Le Thovey
Under what are now parts of Faverges and the outlying hamlet of Viuz, the Gallo-Roman town of Casuaria marked an important stop along the Turin-Geneva Roman via, as can be seen in the famous Peutinger Table (the last surviving road map and travel atlas from Antiquity).
Volunteer diggers have uncovered a mansio, (a type of Roman "motel"), complete with Roman baths, peristyle, and outbuildings dating from the 1st-century BC to the 3rd century CE.
The mansio and adjacent buildings were apparently put to the torch by a band of roving Alaman raiders in the year 270, as has been attested both by documentary and archeological evidence.
www3.uakron.edu /modlang/thovey.html   (496 words)

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