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Achaea (Roman province)

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Achaea or Achaia (Ἀχαΐα Achaïa), was a province of the Roman Empire, consisting of the Peloponnese, eastern Central Greece, and parts of Thessaly. [1]

63 relations: Achaean League, Anatolia, Ancient history, Archelaus (general), Aristion, Asia (Roman province), Athens, Augustus, Aurelius Valerius Tullianus Symmachus, Battle of Chaeronea (86 BC), Battle of Orchomenus, Boeotia, Byzantine Empire, Byzantine Greece, Central Greece, Claudius, Corinth, Epirus, Flavius Hermogenes, Fourth Macedonian War, Gaius Asinius Quadratus Protimus, Gaius Avidius Nigrinus, Gaius Caesonius Macer Rufinianus, Gaius Calpurnius Piso, Gaius Sabucius Maior Caecilianus, Hadrian, Hellas (theme), Herodes Atticus, Late antiquity, Lucius Antonius Albus (proconsul of Asia), Lucius Herennius Saturninus, Lucius Julius Marinus Caecilius Simplex, Lucius Junius Gallio Annaeanus, Lucius Mummius Achaicus, Macedonia (ancient kingdom), Macedonia (Roman province), Michel Amandry, Mithridates VI of Pontus, Noricum, Peloponnese, Publius Memmius Regulus, Pupienus, Quintus Licinius Modestinus, Roman Britain, Roman Empire, Roman province, Roman Republic, Rutilius Pudens Crispinus, Senatorial province, Slavs, ..., Sparta, Strategius Musonianus, Sulla, Synecdemus, Theme (Byzantine district), Thessaly, Tiberius, Titus Avidius Quietus, Titus Calestrius Tiro Orbius Speratus, Titus Prifernius Geminus, Valens Thessalonicus, Vettius Agorius Praetextatus, Victory title. Expand index (13 more) »

Achaean League

The Achaean League (Greek: Κοινὸν τῶν Ἀχαιῶν, Koinon ton Akhaion - "League of Achaeans") was a Hellenistic-era confederation of Greek city states on the northern and central Peloponnese.

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Anatolia

Anatolia (Modern Greek: Ανατολία Anatolía, from Ἀνατολή Anatolḗ,; "east" or "rise"), also known as Asia Minor (Medieval and Modern Greek: Μικρά Ἀσία Mikrá Asía, "small Asia"), Asian Turkey, the Anatolian peninsula, or the Anatolian plateau, is the westernmost protrusion of Asia, which makes up the majority of modern-day Turkey.

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Ancient history

Ancient history is the aggregate of past events, "History" from the beginning of recorded human history and extending as far as the Early Middle Ages or the post-classical history.

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Archelaus (general)

Archelaus (Ἀρχέλαος; fl. during the latter half of the second century BC and first half of first century BC, died by 63 BC) was the greatest general that served under King Mithridates VI of Pontus in northern Anatoliahttp://www.ancientlibrary.com/smith-bio/0271.html and was also his favorite general.

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Aristion

Aristion (died 1 March 86 BC in Athens) was a philosopher and tyrant of Athens from 88 BC to 86.

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Asia (Roman province)

The Roman province of Asia or Asiana (Ἀσία or Ἀσιανή), in Byzantine times called Phrygia, was an administrative unit added to the late Republic.

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Athens

Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.

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Augustus

Augustus (Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD) was a Roman statesman and military leader who was the first Emperor of the Roman Empire, controlling Imperial Rome from 27 BC until his death in AD 14.

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Aurelius Valerius Tullianus Symmachus

Marcus Aurelius Valerius Tullianus Symmachus Phosphorius (fl. 280-330) was a Consul of the Roman Empire in 330.

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Battle of Chaeronea (86 BC)

For the earlier battle, see Battle of Chaeronea (338 BC) The Battle of Chaeronea was fought by the Roman forces of Lucius Cornelius Sulla and Mithridates' general, Archelaus, near Chaeronea, in Boeotia, in 86 BC during the First Mithridatic War.

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Battle of Orchomenus

The Battle of Orchomenus was fought in 85 BC between Rome and the forces of Mithridates VI of Pontus.

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Boeotia

Boeotia, sometimes alternatively Latinised as Boiotia, or Beotia (Βοιωτία,,; modern transliteration Voiotía, also Viotía, formerly Cadmeis), is one of the regional units of Greece.

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Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire and Byzantium, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in its eastern provinces during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium).

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Byzantine Greece

The history of Byzantine Greece mainly coincides with the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire.

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Central Greece

Continental Greece (Στερεά Ελλάδα, Stereá Elláda; formerly Χέρσος Ἑλλάς, Chérsos Ellás), colloquially known as Roúmeli (Ρούμελη), is a traditional geographic region of Greece.

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Claudius

Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus; 1 August 10 BC – 13 October 54 AD) was Roman emperor from 41 to 54.

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Corinth

Corinth (Κόρινθος, Kórinthos) is an ancient city and former municipality in Corinthia, Peloponnese, which is located in south-central Greece.

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Epirus

Epirus is a geographical and historical region in southeastern Europe, now shared between Greece and Albania.

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Flavius Hermogenes

(Flavius) Hermogenes (c. 300 - 361) was a Roman senator who served in various civilian offices from the reign of Licinius through to Constantius II.

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Fourth Macedonian War

The Fourth Macedonian War (150 BC to 148 BC) was fought between the Roman Republic and a Greek uprising led by the Macedonian pretender to the throne Andriscus.

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Gaius Asinius Quadratus Protimus

Gaius Asinius Quadratus Protimus or Gaius Asinius Protimus Quadratus (circa 165 - after 235) was the Proconsul of Achaea circa 211 or in 220.

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Gaius Avidius Nigrinus

Gaius Avidius Nigrinus (died 118) was a Roman senator who lived between the 1st and 2nd centuries.

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Gaius Caesonius Macer Rufinianus

Gaius Caesonius Macer Rufinianus (c. AD 157 – c. AD 237) was a Roman military officer and senator who was appointed suffect consul in around AD 197 or 198.

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Gaius Calpurnius Piso

Gaius Calpurnius Piso was a Roman senator in the 1st century.

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Gaius Sabucius Maior Caecilianus

Gaius Sabucius Maior Caecilianus was a Roman senator who held a series of positions in the imperial service.

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Hadrian

Hadrian (Publius Aelius Hadrianus Augustus; 24 January 76 – 10 July 138 AD) was Roman emperor from 117 to 138.

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Hellas (theme)

The Theme of Hellas (θέμα Ἑλλάδος, Thema Hellados) was a Byzantine military-civilian province (thema, theme) located in southern Greece.

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Herodes Atticus

Herodes Atticus (Ἡρῴδης ὁ Ἀττικός, Hērōidēs ho Attikos; 177), or Atticus Herodes, was a distinguished and rich Greek aristocrat and sophist who served as a Roman senator.

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Late antiquity

Late antiquity is a periodization used by historians to describe the time of transition from classical antiquity to the Middle Ages in mainland Europe, the Mediterranean world, and the Near East.

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Lucius Antonius Albus (proconsul of Asia)

Lucius Antonius Albus was a Roman senator of the 2nd century AD who occupied a number of offices in the imperial service, as well as serving as suffect consul circa 132.

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Lucius Herennius Saturninus

Lucius Herennius Saturninus was a Roman senator active during the reign of Domitian and Trajan (c. AD 81–117).

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Lucius Julius Marinus Caecilius Simplex

Lucius Julius Marinus Caecilius Simplex was a Roman senator who held several posts in the emperor's service.

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Lucius Junius Gallio Annaeanus

Lucius Junius Gallio Annaeanus or Gallio was a Roman senator and brother of the famous writer Seneca.

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Lucius Mummius Achaicus

Lucius Mummius (2nd century BC), was a Roman statesman and general.

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Macedonia (ancient kingdom)

Macedonia or Macedon (Μακεδονία, Makedonía) was an ancient kingdom on the periphery of Archaic and Classical Greece, and later the dominant state of Hellenistic Greece.

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Macedonia (Roman province)

The Roman province of Macedonia (Provincia Macedoniae, Ἐπαρχία Μακεδονίας) was officially established in 146 BC, after the Roman general Quintus Caecilius Metellus defeated Andriscus of Macedon, the last self-styled King of the ancient kingdom of Macedonia in 148 BC, and after the four client republics (the "tetrarchy") established by Rome in the region were dissolved.

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Michel Amandry

Michel Amandry (born in 1949) is a French numismatist.

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Mithridates VI of Pontus

Mithridates VI or Mithradates VI (Μιθραδάτης, Μιθριδάτης), from Old Persian Miθradāta, "gift of Mithra"; 135–63 BC, also known as Mithradates the Great (Megas) and Eupator Dionysius, was king of Pontus and Armenia Minor in northern Anatolia (now Turkey) from about 120–63 BC.

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Noricum

Noricum is the Latin name for a Celtic kingdom, or federation of tribes, that included most of modern Austria and part of Slovenia.

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Peloponnese

The Peloponnese or Peloponnesus (Πελοπόννησος, Peloponnisos) is a peninsula and geographic region in southern Greece.

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Publius Memmius Regulus

Publius Memmius Regulus (d. AD 61) was a Roman senator during the reign of the emperor Tiberius.

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Pupienus

Pupienus (Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus Augustus; born c. 165/170 – 29 July 238), also known as Pupienus Maximus, was Roman Emperor with Balbinus for three months in 238, during the Year of the Six Emperors.

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Quintus Licinius Modestinus

Quintus Licinius Modestinus Attius Labeo was a Roman senator, who held a number of imperial appointments during the middle of the second century AD.

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Roman Britain

Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Roman province

In Ancient Rome, a province (Latin: provincia, pl. provinciae) was the basic and, until the Tetrarchy (from 293 AD), the largest territorial and administrative unit of the empire's territorial possessions outside Italy.

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Roman Republic

The Roman Republic (Res publica Romana) was the era of classical Roman civilization beginning with the overthrow of the Roman Kingdom, traditionally dated to 509 BC, and ending in 27 BC with the establishment of the Roman Empire.

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Rutilius Pudens Crispinus

Rutilius Pudens Crispinus was a Roman senator and general who led the forces at the Siege of Aquileia along with Tullus Menophilus.

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Senatorial province

A senatorial province (provincia populi Romani, province of the Roman people) was a Roman province during the Principate where the Roman Senate had the right to appoint the governor (proconsul).

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Slavs

Slavs are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the various Slavic languages of the larger Balto-Slavic linguistic group.

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Sparta

Sparta (Doric Greek: Σπάρτα, Spártā; Attic Greek: Σπάρτη, Spártē) was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece.

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Strategius Musonianus

Strategius Musonianus (died c. 370) was a Roman senator who served in various civilian offices from the reign of Constantine I through to Constantius II.

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Sulla

Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (c. 138 BC – 78 BC), known commonly as Sulla, was a Roman general and statesman.

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Synecdemus

The Synecdemus or Synekdemos (Συνέκδημος) is a geographic text, attributed to Hierocles, which contains a table of administrative divisions of the Byzantine Empire and lists of their cities.

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Theme (Byzantine district)

The themes or themata (θέματα, thémata, singular: θέμα, théma) were the main administrative divisions of the middle Eastern Roman Empire.

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Thessaly

Thessaly (Θεσσαλία, Thessalía; ancient Thessalian: Πετθαλία, Petthalía) is a traditional geographic and modern administrative region of Greece, comprising most of the ancient region of the same name.

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Tiberius

Tiberius (Tiberius Caesar Divi Augusti filius Augustus; 16 November 42 BC – 16 March 37 AD) was Roman emperor from 14 AD to 37 AD, succeeding the first emperor, Augustus.

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Titus Avidius Quietus

Titus Avidius Quietus (died by 107) was a Roman senator active during the reigns of the emperors Domitian, Nerva and Trajan.

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Titus Calestrius Tiro Orbius Speratus

Titus Calestrius Tiro Orbius Speratus was a Roman senator who held a series of offices in the emperor's service.

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Titus Prifernius Geminus

Titus Prifernius Geminus (full name Titus Prifernius Paetus Rosianus Geminus) was a Roman senator who lived in the second century.

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Valens Thessalonicus

Valens Thessalonicus (died c. 261) was a Roman usurper against Roman Emperor Gallienus.

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Vettius Agorius Praetextatus

Vettius Agorius Praetextatus (ca. 315–384) was a wealthy pagan aristocrat in the 4th-century Roman Empire, and a high priest in the cults of numerous gods.

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Victory title

A victory title is an honorific title adopted by a successful military commander to commemorate his defeat of an enemy nation.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achaea_(Roman_province)

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