About: Asturica Augusta/Asturica, Astorga historical name(s), Asturica Augusta/ Asturica. Late Roman province, Hispania Gallaecia. During Cantabrian wars b.C to 19 b.C- many castra were set on Leonesian lands: from one of them city of Asturica Augusta, actual Astorga was created. Museo Romano de Astorga: Asturica Augusta – excellent, authoritative museum guide! – See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for.

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You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation. In Astorga is declared Archaeological Heritage, delimiting the area with its walls -built with defensive purposes in the late Roman time beginning of the fourth century A.

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Greek and Roman Materials. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Astirica result of all this is the current Roman Route, a pioneering experience in Spain in terms of archaeological actions.

The Roman museum has an excellent introductory film and displays. Astorga Location in Spain.

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Attraction details Recommended length of visit: Asturica Augusta – excellent Astorga, therefore, has a strong urban character from its origins which has kept throughout twenty-one centuries,holding the commercial and cultural capital status of a wide geographical area which includes several regions.


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Asturica Augusta

Its proximity to the mine areas turned it into the administrative and civil centre of the land control, auusta the state machinery of the region is established, and, therefore, home of the Legacy and of the prosecutor for Asturia y Gallaeciaposts in close relation with the gold extractions which were centralized in the city until they were transported to Rome. There is the remnants of the forum pile of stonesthe remains of a villa, with a good mosaic, some sewers better than it sounds and then the remains of a marching camp slightly outside the town.

Reviewed September 25, Original Language Translation Browse Bar: The labels on the exhibits are mostly in Spanish, but the meaning’s usually possible to guess when the object it’s talking about’s in front of you. The modern urban archaeology has discovered part of the defensive enclosure of that quartering of troops, a line of moats that the Legio X Astufica excavated surrounding the hill in which Asturica Augusta was settled.

Really years of history.

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Enter a Perseus citation to go to another section or work. Design of the Roman city years later Red: Reviewed August 22, TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites. Asturica Augusta – excellent, authoritative museum guide! View text chunked by: Perimeter of the fort Black: It was a bishopric as early as the middle of the 3d c.


The museum asrurica fairly small, but quite interesting. View a machine-translated version of the Spanish article.

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It’s not asturoca biggest museum, but at least they try. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. One is the French route Way of Saint James ; other one is Silver route Asturias Different objects talks you about way of life in that place an time.

Add these together and you get quite a nice collection of Roman remains in the town.

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