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Transalpine Gaul was a Roman province whose name was chosen to distinguish it from Cisalpine Gaul. Transalpine means "that side of the Alps", while Cisalpine would mean "this side of the Alps". Cisalpine Gaul was on the east of the Alps range, in the nowadays northern of Italia; while Transalpine Gaul was to the west, in the nowadays south-east of France. Together, the regions made up the region of Gaul, which was called Gallia by the Romans. The region that Transalpine Gaul contained is now most of France. Cisalpine Gaul included areas in France and Northern Italy. Map of the Roman Empire, with the provinces, after 120 AD. In Ancient Rome, a province (Latin, provincia, pl. ... Cisalpine Gaul (Latin: Gallia Cisalpina, meaning Gaul this side of the Alps) was aprovince of the Roman Republic, in modern-day northern Italy. ... The West face of the Petit Dru above the Chamonix valley near the Mer de Glace. ... Map of Gaul circa 58 BC Gaul (from Latin Gallia, c. ...


The Latin name for this province was Gallia Transalpina. It became a Roman province in 121 BC. Later it was renamed Gallia Narbonensis, after its capital the Roman colony of Narbo Martius (Narbonne), which was founded on the coast in 118 BC. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Map of the Roman Empire, with the provinces, after 120 AD. In Ancient Rome, a province (Latin, provincia, pl. ... Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC - 120s BC - 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC Years: 126 BC 125 BC 124 BC 123 BC 122 BC - 121 BC - 120 BC 119 BC... Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis, 120 AD Gallia Narbonensis was a Roman province located in what is now Languedoc and Provence, in southern France. ... Cathedral in Narbonne. ... Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC - 110s BC - 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC Years: 123 BC 122 BC 121 BC 120 BC 119 BC - 118 BC - 117 BC 116 BC...


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Transalpine Gaul - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (183 words)
Transalpine Gaul was a Roman province whose name was chosen to distinguish it from Cisalpine Gaul.
Transalpine means "that side of the Alps", while Cisalpine would mean "this side of the Alps".
Cisalpine Gaul was on the east of the Alps range, while Transalpine Gaul was to the west.
Encyclopedia: Transalpine Gaul (462 words)
Cisalpine Gaul (Latin: Gallia Cisalpina, meaning Gaul this side of the Alps) was aprovince of the Roman Republic, in modern-day northern Italy.
The Gaul in Italy was called Cisalpine Gaul [Cisalpine, from Lat.=on this side the Alps], as opposed to Transalpine Gaul; Cisalpine Gaul was divided into Cispadane Gaul [on this side the Po] and Transpadane Gaul.
The greatest testimony to the stability and thoroughness of the culture of Roman Gaul is the survival of the Latin language as French.
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