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Roman Place Names

This page covers questions of the style "Which (city, etc.) was known to the ancient Romans as ... ?"

Cities (and towns)

Aquae Sulis Click to show or hide the answer
Aquae Arnemetiae Click to show or hide the answer
Gades Click to show or hide the answer
Durovernum Click to show or hide the answer
Luguvallum Click to show or hide the answer
Deva Click to show or hide the answer
Noviomagus Reginorum ("new field (in the land) of the Regini") Click to show or hide the answer
Corinium Click to show or hide the answer
Camulodunum Click to show or hide the answer
Hafnia Click to show or hide the answer
Durnovaria Click to show or hide the answer
Portis Dubris Click to show or hide the answer
Isca Dumnoniorum Click to show or hide the answer
Glevum Click to show or hide the answer
Ratae Coritanorum Click to show or hide the answer
Lindum Colonia (often known simply as Lindum) Click to show or hide the answer
Londinium Click to show or hide the answer
Mancunium Click to show or hide the answer
Mediolanum Click to show or hide the answer
Pons Aelius Click to show or hide the answer
Lutetia Click to show or hide the answer
Sorviodunum Click to show or hide the answer
Clausentum Click to show or hide the answer
Verulamium Click to show or hide the answer
Vindobona Click to show or hide the answer
Venta Bulgarum Click to show or hide the answer
Eboracum Click to show or hide the answer

Countries

Gaul Click to show or hide the answer
Hibernia Click to show or hide the answer
Lusitania (approximated to) Click to show or hide the answer
Caledonia (north of the Antonine Wall, i.e. north of the modern "central belt") Click to show or hide the answer
Helvetia corresponded roughly to what is now the western part of Click to show or hide the answer
Cambria Click to show or hide the answer

Other

Mona Click to show or hide the answer
Vectis Click to show or hide the answer
Bolerium ("the seat of stormes") Click to show or hide the answer
Mare Nostrum Click to show or hide the answer
Sabrina (river) Click to show or hide the answer
Name used in classical literature to denote a remote place, beyond Britain; may have referred to either Orkney or Shetland Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Mediaeval Latin term, used to indicate a place that is at or beyond the borders of the known world.  Nowadays (especially in quizzes) most often taken to refer to Shetland; but it has also been used at various times for Orkney, Iceland or Greenland Click to show or hide the answer

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