A B C D E F G H L The Modern Equivalent Of Ancient Roman Place Names M N O P R S T U V
Ancient Name Modern Name Map
Achaia Central and Southern Greece-
Actium At mouth of Gulf of Amvrakia, Crecce-
Aedui Round Autun 6
AfricaTunisia and Tripolitania-
Alani Don-Volga
Steppes
-
Albani Azerbaijan-
Albingaunum Albenga1
Albintimilium Ventimiglia 1
Allia, River Fosso della Bettina, c. 11 miles north of Rome -
AllobrogesRhone-Lake of Geneva6
Altinum Altino1
Anagnia Anagni 5
Antioch Antakya-
Antipolis Antibes6
Appian WayRome-Benevento-Brindisi5, 11
Aquinum Aquino5
Aquitania France south-west of River Loire6
Arenacium Probably Rindern near Kleve 7
Aricia Ariccia5
Ariminum Rimini1, 5
Arverni Auvergne6
Asciburgium Asberg, near Mors7
Asia West Anatolia-
Ateste Este 1
Atria Adria1
Aventicum Avenches1
Baetasii Between Louvain, Diest, Hasselt and St Truiden6
Baetica Andalucia-
Batavians Old Rhine-Waal, with Land van Maas en Waal, Bommelerwaard and some land south of River Maas7
BatavodurumNorth-east suburbs of Nijmegen7
Bedriacum Probably Tornata, west of Bozzolo1, 2
Belgica North and east France, with west Switzerland6
Belius, River Nahr Na'aman, near Acre-
Berytus Beyrout-
Bingium Bingen6
Boii Between Adda and Po1
Bononia Bologna1
Bovillae Near Frattocchie5
Brigantes Between Hadrian's Wall and River Trent-
Brixellum Brescello1
Brixia Brescia1
Bructeri Between Lippe and Ems7
BrundisiumBrindisi-
Byzantium Istanbul-
CaeracatesUpper Germany-
Caesarea Between Tel Aviv and Haifa-
Calabria Province of Lecce-
Campania Lazio and Campania5
Campus Martius Corso area of Rome11
Cannenefates Inland from The Hague7
CapitoliumCampidoglio 10, 11
CappadociaEast Anatolia-
Capua Santa Maria di Capua Vetere5
Carsulae 3 km. north of Sangemini5
Castores Near Ronca de' Colferami2
Chatti Upper Weser-
Chobus, River River Khobi or Inguri, Caucasus-
Cilicia South-east Anatolia-
Cimbri North Jutland-
Cottiae Alpes Round Susa6
Cremera, River Fosso Valchetta or Fosso d'Aquatraversa11
Cremona Cremona1, 2, 3
Cugerni Near Krefeld7
Curtius,
Basin of
In the Foro Romano10
Cyrene Shahhat, Libya-
Ancient Name Modern Name Map
Cythnus Kythnos (Thermia) -
Dacia Romania-
Dalmatia Yugoslavia-
Divodurum Metz6
DyrrachiumDurrës (Durazzo) -
Emerita Merida-
Eporedia Ivrea1
Etruria Tuscany1, 5
Fanum
Fortunae
Fano1, 5
Ferentis Ferento5
Fidenae Castel Giubileo11
Flaminian warRome-Narni-Bevagna-Rimini5, 11
Forum Alieni Perhaps Legnago1
Forum Iulii Frejus6
Frisii North Holland and Friesland7
Fundanus,
Basin of
A little to south of Quirinal Palace11
Galatia Central Anatolia-
GaramantesFezzan-
Gelduba Gellep, near Krefeld7
Gemonian
Steps
Via dell'Arco di Settimio Severo10
Germany,
Lower
The Rhineland north of Vinxtbach near Niederbreisig6, 7
Germany,
Upper
The Rhineland south of Vinxtbach, to Vosges6
Graian Alps Round Little St Bernard Pass6
Grinnes Perhaps Rossum7
Haemus, MtStara Planina and Rodopi Planina-
HadrumetumSousse-
Helvetii West Switzerland1,6
Hispalis Seville-
Histria Istria1
Hostilia Ostiglia1
Ianiculum Ianicolo11
Iazyges Between Danube and Theiss Rivers-
Ida, Mt Psiloriti Range, Crete-
Interamna Terni5
Lepcis Near Homs, Libya-
Leuci Round Toul6
Liguria Liguria with parts of Piedmont1, 6
Lingones Round Langres6
Lucania Lucania and south Campania5
Luceria Lucera5
Lucus Luc-en-Diois6
Lusitania Portugal and west Spain-
MarcodurumPerhaps Merken near Duren7
Marsaci Perhaps Zeeland7
Marsi South of Upper Lippe-
Mattiaci Round Wiesbaden-
Mauretania Caesariensis East Morocco and west Algeria-
Mauretania TingitanaMorocco west of River Moulouya-
Medi North Iran-
Mediomatrici Round Metz6
Memphis Near Bedrashen, south of Cairo-
Menapii West Flanders7
Mevania Bevagna5
Minturnae Near mouth of River Garigliano5
Misenum Miseno5
Moesia South bank of River Danube in Bulgaria and Yugoslavia-
Mogontiacum Mainz6
Mons VocetiusBözberg (or Ütliberg?) 1
Morini West Pas-de-Calais6
Mutina Modena1
Nabalia, River River Ijssel or Vecht7
Narbonese
Gaul
Provence and Languedoc6
Narnia Narni5
Nervii Between Scheldt and Meuse, round Bavai6
Noricum East Austria1
Novaesium Neuss7
Novaria Novara1
Numidia East Algeria and west Tunisia-
Ocriculum Otricoli5
Oea Tripoli-
OpitergiumOderzo1
Ostia Ostia-Scavia5
Ancient Name Modern Name Map
Paeligni Abruzzi5
Pamphylia South Anatolia-
Pannonia West Hungary and North Yugoslavia-
Paphos Paphos-
Parthi Iraq and Iran-
Patavium Padua1
Perusia Perugia5
Pharsalia In Thessaly-
Philippi Near Kavalla-
Picenum Marche and Abruzzi5
Placentia Piacenza1
Poetovio Ptuj-
Pontus North Anatolia-
Portus Herculis Monoeci Monaco1, 6
Portus Pisanus S. Stefano near Livorno1
Postumian WayGenoa-Piacenza-Verona-Aquileia1
Puteoli Pozzuoli5
Raetia East Switzerland, west Tirol, and Germany within the Danube and Inn Rivers1
Ravenna 5 km. south-east of Ravenna1
Regium
Lepidum
Reggio Emilia1
Remi Round Reims6
Rhacotis South-west quarter of Alexandria-
Rigodulum Riol6, 8
Sabini North-east of Rome5
Salarian Way Rome-Rieti-Ascoli Piceno-Porto d'Ascoli5
Samnites South Apennines5
SarmatiansNorth of Lower Danube-
Saxa RubraProbably Grottarossa-
Scythians Ukraine-
Sedochezi Caucasus-
Seleucia Samandag-
Sena Siena5
Sequani Between Saône, Jura, Vosges and Rhine6
Sinope Sinop-
Sinuessa Spa I Bagni near Mondragone5
Stoechades Islands Îlès d'Hyere6
Suebians Elbe Valley, Brandenburg, Bohemia and Moravia-
Suessa
Pometia
In an area of Latina-
Sunuci Dutch Limburg7
Tarentum Taranto-
Tarracina Terracina5
Tencteri South of River Lippe7
Teutoni Perhaps Jutland-
Thrace Bulgaria-
Ticinum. Pavia1
Tingitana v. 'Mauretania'-
Tolbiacum Zülpich7
Transpadane Region North Piedmont and west Lombardy1
Trapezus Trabzon-
Treviri Round Trier6, 9
Triboci Alsace-
Tungri Round Tongres6
Ubii Round Cologne7
Umbria Umbria5
Urvinum Collemancio, 14 km. north-west of Bevagna 5
Usipi. South-east of Bonn, between Sieg and Lahn Rivers7
Vada. Perhaps Heerewaarden, east of Rossum7
Vangiones Round Worms, on both sides of Rhine-
Vascones Navarre and Guipuzcoa-
Vercellae Vercelli1
Verona Verona1
Vetera Birten near Xanten7
Vicetia Vicenza1
VindonissaWindisch1, 6
Vocontii v. 'Lucus'6
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