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Creators: H.S. Sivan, R.W. Mathisen Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 14, 2020 10:27 PM History
Burdigala (modern Bordeaux) was a Celtic center of the Bituriges Vivisci. The Romans lost a battle at the site in 107 BC, with consul Lucius Cassius Longinus being killed in the action. Rome eventually controlled the area ca. 60 BC.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 14 E4 Burdigala

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Bordeaux

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H.S. Sivan, R.W. Mathisen, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Burdigala: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 03 July 2020]

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