Glanum, Roman City in Provence
Glanum: An Ancient Roman City in Provence,
The South of France
Twelve miles south of Avignon and a mile out of Saint Remy, the Roman city of Glanum started as a Celtic Ligurian settlement. Before the Roman era, a Greek influence came into the area and the architecture followed a Hellenistic style. The Romans came into Provence in the first century BC and built a Roman colony and the public buildings at Glanum.
The Romans built aqueducts and grain mills in the area and shipped grain down the Rhone and into the Mediterranean.
The city fell to Germanic invaders in 260 AD and lay in ruins until excavations began in 1921.
Glanum is considered among the most important Roman archaeological site in France.
The first century BC, Roman city and colony of Glanum fell to Germanic invaders in 260 AD and lay in ruins until excavations began in 1921.
Glanum is a Roman City in Provence located Twelve miles south of Avignon, a mile out of Saint Remy.
The Roman city of Glanum started as a Celtic Ligurian settlement then became a Hellenist city, and finally, in the first century BC, a Roman colony.
Glanum is a Roman City in Provence is now a sprawling ruin a mile from the provence city of St Remy.
A museum at the site shows the old city as it was in the first century AD.
The Romans built extensively in Provence and farmed grain and olives which they shipped down the Rhone
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