Hispania Citerior

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Hispania Citerior (English: "Hither Iberia", or "Nearer Iberia") was a Roman Province in Hispania during the Roman Republic.wikipedia
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Hispania

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Hispania Citerior (English: "Hither Iberia", or "Nearer Iberia") was a Roman Province in Hispania during the Roman Republic.
Under the Republic, Hispania was divided into two provinces: Hispania Citerior and Hispania Ulterior.

Hispania Tarraconensis

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In the late first century BC Augustus reorganised the Roman provinces in Hispania and Hispania Citerior was replaced by the larger province of Hispania Tarraconensis, which included the territories the Romans had conquered in central, northern and north-western Hispania.
The Imperial Roman province called Tarraconensis supplanted Hispania Citerior, which had been ruled by a consul in the late Republic by Augustus's reorganization of 27 BC.

Hispania Ulterior

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Further south there was the Roman Province of Hispania Ulterior ("Further Iberia"), being further away from Rome.
These two regions are Hispania Citerior (Nearer Hispania) and Hispania Ulterior (Further Hispania).

Iberian Peninsula

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Hispania is the Latin term given to the Iberian peninsula.
It was divided into Hispania Ulterior and Hispania Citerior during the late Roman Republic, and during the Roman Empire, it was divided into Hispania Tarraconensis in the northeast, Hispania Baetica in the south and Lusitania in the southwest.

Roman province

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197 BC – Hispania Citerior; along the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula; part of the territories taken over from the Carthaginians

Roman Republic

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Hispania Citerior (English: "Hither Iberia", or "Nearer Iberia") was a Roman Province in Hispania during the Roman Republic.

Cartagena, Spain

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It was on the eastern coast of Iberia down to the town of Cartago Nova, today's Cartagena, Spain in the autonomous community of Murcia, Spain.

Murcia

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It was on the eastern coast of Iberia down to the town of Cartago Nova, today's Cartagena, Spain in the autonomous community of Murcia, Spain.

Spain

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It was on the eastern coast of Iberia down to the town of Cartago Nova, today's Cartagena, Spain in the autonomous community of Murcia, Spain.

Catalonia

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It roughly covered today's Spanish autonomous communities of Catalonia and Valencia.

Valencian Community

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It roughly covered today's Spanish autonomous communities of Catalonia and Valencia.

Battle of Ilipa

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During this war Scipio Africanus defeated the Carthaginians at the Battle of Ilipa (near Seville) in 206 BC. This led to the Romans taking over the Carthaginian possessions in southern Spain and on the east coast up to the River Ebro.

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During this war Scipio Africanus defeated the Carthaginians at the Battle of Ilipa (near Seville) in 206 BC. This led to the Romans taking over the Carthaginian possessions in southern Spain and on the east coast up to the River Ebro.

Celtiberians

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Several governors of Hispania Citerior commanded wars against the Celtiberians who lived to the west of this province.

Augustus

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In the late first century BC Augustus reorganised the Roman provinces in Hispania and Hispania Citerior was replaced by the larger province of Hispania Tarraconensis, which included the territories the Romans had conquered in central, northern and north-western Hispania.

Lusitania

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Augustus also renamed Hispania Ulterior Hispania Baetica and created a third province, Hispania Lusitania.

Ennius

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The term can be traced back to at least 200 BC by the poet Quintus Ennius.

Punics

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The word is possibly derived from the Punic אי שפן "I-Shaphan" meaning "coast of hyraxes", in turn a misidentification on the part of Phoenician explorers of its numerous rabbits as hyraxes.

Hyrax

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The word is possibly derived from the Punic אי שפן "I-Shaphan" meaning "coast of hyraxes", in turn a misidentification on the part of Phoenician explorers of its numerous rabbits as hyraxes.

Phoenicia

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The word is possibly derived from the Punic אי שפן "I-Shaphan" meaning "coast of hyraxes", in turn a misidentification on the part of Phoenician explorers of its numerous rabbits as hyraxes.

Rabbit

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The word is possibly derived from the Punic אי שפן "I-Shaphan" meaning "coast of hyraxes", in turn a misidentification on the part of Phoenician explorers of its numerous rabbits as hyraxes.

Cassius Dio

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According to ancient historian Cassius Dio, the people of the region came from many different tribes, not sharing a common language nor a common government.

List of the Pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula

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Pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula