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Isca

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A.S. Esmonde Cleary
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, David Mimno, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Apr 06, 2017 10:11 PM History
Isca Dumnoniorum was a Roman site that was the likely base of Legio II Augusta.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/79531

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settlement, fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 8 D4 Isca

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Exeter

Isca Dumnoniorum (modern Exeter) likely dates ca. A.D. 75, when Legio II Augusta moved to Caerleon. The site was likely a civitas capital by ca. A.D. 80; the forum and basilica date to this time.when the basilica and forum were built. The site was abandoned and had become a cemetery by the fifth century.


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A.S. Esmonde Cleary, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, David Mimno, and Tom Elliott, 'Isca: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/79531> [accessed: 18 July 2018]

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