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Place Arduenna Silva by J. Kunow — last modified Dec 21, 2014 11:06 PM
An ancient forest region occupying parts of modern Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and France; its modern remains are known as the Ardennes.
Place Ben Shemen Forest by Jamie Novotny — last modified Feb 01, 2018 10:13 AM
Ben Shemen Forest is the largest forest in Central Israel and it contains several archaeological sites, including Bir a Shemi, Tel Gimzo, Tel Hadid, and several Hasmonean-period tombs.
Place Bois des Lens Quarries by S. Loseby — last modified Feb 27, 2019 03:30 PM
A series of opencast limestone quarries located in the Bois des Lens about 25 km west of Nîmes (France) were identified and studied in the 20th century. They are thought to have been brought into use in the fourth century BCE, with peak exploitation occurring during the early Roman Empire.
Place Caesia? Silva by C. Haselgrove — last modified Sep 16, 2013 07:27 PM
The Caesia? Silva was a forested area on the right bank of the Rhine River.
Place Carbonaria Silva by C. Haselgrove — last modified Jul 07, 2014 09:57 PM
A dense, old-growth forest that formed a natural boundary across what is now Belgium during the Late Iron Age through Roman times and into the Early Middle Ages
Place Castulonensis Saltus by P.O. Spann — last modified Feb 14, 2020 10:59 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 27 B3 Castulonensis Saltus
Place Drymos by J. Fossey — last modified Dec 22, 2013 09:10 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 55 unlocated Drymos
Place Gabreta? Hyle by H. Bender — last modified May 24, 2019 11:37 AM
Gabreta? Hyle (Gabreta Forest) is an ancient forest of continental Europe mentioned by Strabo and Ptolemy.
Place Gallinaria Silva by N. Purcell — last modified Mar 17, 2017 11:01 AM
An evergreen thicket of the area around Cumae.
Place Hercynia Silva by H. Bender — last modified Feb 14, 2020 04:44 PM
An ancient forest located east of the Rhine river in southern Germany. The precise location and extent of the forest remains uncertain, although the Black Forest formed the western part of the Hercynian Forest.
Place Holy Valley by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jul 26, 2013 07:25 PM
The Qadisha valley is one of the most important early Christian monastic settlements in the world. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998.
Place Litana Silva by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Dec 19, 2019 06:49 AM
The Litana Silva was a forest located in Gallia Cispadana in the territory of the Boii. It was the site of the defeat of the Roman consul L. Postumius Albinus in 216 BC. Its precise location is uncertain, but it probably lay somewhere in the flat land south of the Po river in Italy.
Place Saltus Attianus by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Feb 02, 2018 11:28 AM
The Saltus Attianus is mentioned in the Tabula Alimentaria from Veleia.
Place Saltus Sumelocennensis by H. Bender — last modified Dec 21, 2013 11:09 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 12 B4 Saltus Sumelocennensis
Place Scantia Silva by N. Purcell — last modified Mar 11, 2018 11:08 AM
The 'Scantia Silva' was a forest in Campania that, according to Cicero, was leased by Roman censors as pasturage.
Place Silva Arsia by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Oct 28, 2015 11:36 AM
A forest located near the boundary between the archaic territory of Rome and that of Veii. Lucius Junius Brutus fell there in battle in 509 B.C.
Place Teutoburgiensis? Saltus by J.H.F. Bloemers — last modified Aug 16, 2018 05:33 PM
Teutoburgiensis? Saltus (Teutoburger Wald) is a range of low, forested mountains in Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia.
Place Unnamed settlement at Sampuy by C. Haselgrove — last modified Nov 14, 2018 09:11 AM
An extensive Roman-era settlement identified via aerial photography and archaeological survey in the modern French commune of Mérouville.

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Archaic (pre-550 BC) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Classical (550 BC-330 BC) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Hellenistic, Roman Republic (330 BC-30 BC) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Late Antique (AD 300-AD 640) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Mediaeval/Byzantine (AD 641-AD 1453) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Roman, early Empire (30 BC-AD 300) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM