Agatha / Civ. Agathensis

Ancient name: Agatha / Civ. Agathensis
Modern name: Agde (Herault)
Site Type: portus
Site Period(s): Celtic, Roman, Late Antique
Roman Province: Narbonensis I
French Department: Herault
Approximate Latitude= 42-43 degrees N. Latitude
Approximate Longitude= 1-2 degrees E. Longitude
General References: Pliny HN 2.33; Mela 2.81;, J.J. Jully, Agde antique, Bulletin des Amis de Pezenas (1978) p.183; Jean Sagnes, "Agde antique, essai de synthese" in Beziers et le biterrois (Montpellier, 1971) pp.51-62.
Specific Ancient References: Mela 2.81,HN 2.33 "quondam Massiliansium"

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Ralph W. Mathisen, Department of History, Univ. of S. Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 USA