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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Lusitania (general region)  Lusitania (general region)

Note: Refers to an area comprising most of modern Portugal and the Spanish provinces of Salamanca and Cáceres. The area was named for the Lusitani, inhabitants described by the Romans as war-like, and who resisted Roman occupation until 139 BCE, when their leader, Viriatus, died.

Names:
Lusitania (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Lusitania (general region)  ........  Lusitania (general region) (P,H) 27 BCE-409 CE

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
colony (H)  ............  Roman, from 27 BCE to the end of the 4th century CE
province (H)  ............  of the Roman Empire

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Mérida .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Spain, Extremadura, Badajoz province) [7007664]

Sources and Contributors:
Lusitania..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1/539
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Roman Spain." accessed 9 October 2003
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1/539
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Roman Spain." accessed 9 October 2003
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1/539

 

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