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Fossa Regia

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.B. Hitchner
Contributors: R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 21, 2017 11:48 PM History
Fossa Regia was a defensive ditch dug by the Romans following the conclusion of the Third Punic War as part of the Limes Africanus.

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.

36.25, 9.25

earthwork, frontier system, limes

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 32 D4 Fossa Regia


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R.B. Hitchner, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Fossa Regia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 23 September 2020]

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