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Roman Geography of Portugal


Show the correspondence between ancient Roman names and modern names for
locations in Portugal.
Cities and castruns

Roman name - Current name

Aeminium - Coimbra
Aquae Flaviae - Chaves
Arabriga - Alenquer
Arandis - Garvão, Ourique
Aretium - Alvega
Aviarium - Aveiro
Baesuris; Esuri - Castro Marim
Balsa - west of Tavira
Bevipo - Alcácer do Sal
Bracara Augusta - Braga
Caeciliana A Roman villa between Caetobriga and Malateca
Caetobriga - Setúbal or Tróia
Calipolis - Vila Viçosa
Castra Leuca - Castelo Branco
Cilpes - Silves
Civitas Aravorum - Marialva
Centum Cellae; Centum Celas - Colmeal da Torre, Belmonte
Collipo - Leiria
Conímbriga - Condeixa-a-Nova, South of Coimbra (the inhabitants of Conimbriga
founded coimbra)
Conistorgis - Location unknown in the Algarve or Southern Alentejo
Dipo - Elvas
Ebora, Ebora Cerealis, Liberalitas Julia - Évora
Eburobrittium - Óbidos
Egitânia - Idanha-a-Velha
Equabona - Coina, Barreiro
Ipses - Alvor
Lacobriga - Lagos
Lancobriga - Fiães, Santa Maria da Feira
Lamecum - Lamego
Lorica - Loriga, Serra da Estrela
Malateca - Marateca, Palmela
Metallum Vipascense - Mina de Aljustrel
Mirobriga Celticorum - Santiago do Cacém
Mondóbriga - Alter do Chão
Moron - Near Santarém
Myrtilis - Mértola
Nabantia - Tomar
Olisipo Felicitas Iulia, Olisipo, Ulyssipolis, Felicitas Julia Olissipo,
Ulisseia - Lisbon (Lisboa)
Ossonoba - Faro
Pax Iulia, Pax Augusta, Colonia Pacensis - Beja
Portus Alacer - Portalegre
Portus Cale - Porto
Portus Hannibalis - Portimão. Name associated with Hannibal.
Salacia - Alcácer do Sal
Scalabis - Santarém
Segóvia - Campo Maior
Selleum - Tomar
Sirpe - Serpa
Sinus - Sines
Talabara - Alpedrinha, Fundão
Talabriga - Marnel, Õgueda
Tongobriga - Freixo
Tritium - Covilhã
Veniatia - Vinhais
Villa Euracini - Póvoa de Varzim
Villa Cardilio - Torres Novas
Vipasca - Aljustrel
Virium - Viseu

Rivers

Fl. Fluvius (Latin), R. Rio (Portuguese)

Roman name - Modern name

Minius Fl.R. - Minho


Limia Fl.R. - Lima
Tamaca Fl.R. - Tâmega
Durius Fl.R. - Douro
Vacua Fl.R. - Vouga
Monda Fl.R. - Mondego
Tagus Fl.R. - Tejo
Calipus Fl.R. - Sado
Ana vel Anas Fl.R. - Guadiana
Nabantius Fl.R. - Nabão

Mountains
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Roman name - Modern name

Herminius Mons - Serra da Estrela, its former name meant the Mountains of
Hermes.
Lunae Mons - Serra de Sintra, its former name meant the Mountains of the
Moon.