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Romans on the Riviera and the Rhone

a sketch of the conquest of Liguria and the Roman province.

by W. H. Hall

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationx, 194 p.
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23368718M

The Rhône Valley had been the route of choice for marauding armies and peaceful traders for centuries, and Lyon’s current site, at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, cried out to be fortified. In 43 BC the Romans founded the city, which subsequently grew in importance; Emperor Claudius, the conqueror of Britain, was born : ()   The Romans even gave it its name: “Provence” comes from the original Latin “Provincia Romana.” If you like beautiful temples, magnificent amphitheaters, and stunning aqueducts as tall as an story building, then Provence is the place for you.

Visit two of the most impressive Roman ruins in Provence and sample the region’s renowned wines on this half-day small-group tour from Avignon. Marvel at the grand aqueduct of Pont du Gard, visit the UNESCO-listed Roman Theater in Orange, then enjoy wine tasting at a Chateaneuf du Pape winery. Book Hotels. Provence and the Riviera Things to Do in Provence and the Riviera The ancient Greeks left their vines, the Romans their monuments, but it was the 19th-century Impressionists who most shaped the romance of Provence today. Cézanne, Gauguin, Chagall, and countless others were drawn to the unique light and vibrant spectrum brought.

The Emerald Liberté has been custom-built for river cruising along the Rhône; the delightful Sun Deck is the perfect location to watch the stunning backdrop pass by, a glass of a local vintage in hand. View Gallery (6) Explore France's foodie capital. Since , France’s second city, Lyon, has proudly boasted the unofficial title of. Old Lyon (Vieux Lyon) is part of the medieval city with the Cathédrale St-Jean and the Musée gup the hill behind is the Fourvière hill, topped off by the strange Basilique Notre-Dame which you get to on the funicular railway. Climbing up the hill are the Roman remains of Lyon and the Gallo-Roman Museum.; The Presqu’île or peninsula is the most visited part of Lyon with old Author: Mary Anne Evans.


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[W H Hall]. A list for books of history, art, literature, or fiction set in the French Riviera. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The Romans on the Riviera and the Rhone: a sketch of Romans on the Riviera and the Rhone book conquest of Liguria and the Roman Province by Hall, W. (William Henry), b. Pages: From the lush slopes of the scenic winelands to the sun-baked hills of Provence and the wild beauty of the Ardèche Gorges to the medieval splendour of Avignon, enjoy a fascinating cruise to one of the most picturesque corners of France.

We start in France’s gastronomic capital and explore the beautiful Saône and Rhône rivers, the preferred. Seven visits and tours, including Lyon, Arles, Avignon and Vienne; a wine tasting in Beaune, and excursions to the Ardèche Gorges, Popes’ Palace and the Pont du Gard.

All meals on board from dinner on your day of arrival through to breakfast on your day of departure, including a welcome dinner and the Captain’s Dinner. W Romans Hall Romans Sale We are proud to provide quality W Romans Hall Romans products at discount prices from Ebay.

W H Hall / Romans on the Riviera and the Rhone Sketch of the Conquest 1st W H Hall - $ Explore Burgundy with Riviera Travel in Visit lush countryside and vibrant French cities onboard the MS Lord Byron on this 7-night cruise holiday. The Romans were no fools: They recognized Provence as a prime trading and wine-growing region, where good living was — and is — easy to come by.

With its strategic location between Italy and Spain, Provence grew to become an important part of the worldwide Roman empire.

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Seven nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite, with river views ; Seven visits and tours, including Lyon, Arles, Avignon and Vienne; a wine tasting in Beaune, and excursions to the Ardèche Gorges, Popes’ Palace and the Pont du Gard.

Etymology. The name Rhone continues the name Latin: Rhodanus (Greek Ῥοδανός Rhodanós) in Greco-Roman Gaulish name of the river was *Rodonos or *Rotonos (from a PIE root *ret-"to run, roll" frequently found in river names).

The Greco-Roman as well as the reconstructed Gaulish name is masculine, as is French le form survives in the Spanish/Portuguese and ⁃ location: Valais, Switzerland. Mullins’s book is also, I feel, indispensable for anyone interested in the Romans, their expansion into France, and where to go today to see the archaeology of this period.

And of course, if you have an interest in the past, and have wondered what all the fuss is about with these Roman chaps, this is as good a book as any to start with. The Romans founded the city in 43 BC and the Emperor Claudius, conqueror of Britain, was born here.

There are many Roman remains to see, but it was the production of silk that brought Lyon to. Roman Provence: A History and Guide Paperback – 15 July and northwards up the Rhone Valley as far as Lyon.

This book covers much of that larger area while concentrating on the area of present-day Provence and neighbouring Languedoc, the heartlands of the former Roman colony. He tells the story of how the Romans came to invade Provence /5(5).

The historic French province of Provence, located in the southeast corner of France between the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Rhone River and the upper reaches of the Durance River, was inhabited by Ligures beginning in Neolithic times; by the Celtic since about BC, and by Greek colonists since about BC.

It was conquered by Rome at the end of the 2nd century BC. Rome2rio makes travelling from Lyon to Romans-sur-Isère easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.

Find all the transport options for your trip from Lyon to Romans-sur-Isère right here. The Romans made the region the first Roman province beyond the Alps and called it Provincia Romana, which evolved into the present it was ruled by the Counts of Provence from their capital in Aix-en-Provence, then became a province of the Kings of France.

While it has been part of France for more than five hundred years, it still retains a distinct cultural and linguistic Country: France.The best place to admire the remains of Roman "Provincia Gallia Narbonensis" - the best set of Roman remains in France - is the small city of Nimes, often called the Rome of boasts half a dozen well preserved Roman sites, most importantly the Maison Carrée (photo top of page), a former temple; this is arguably the best preserved Roman temple anywhere in the world.Book Hotels.

Things to Do in Provence and the Riviera The ancient Greeks left their vines, the Romans their monuments, but it was the 19th-century Impressionists who most shaped the romance of Provence today.

Cézanne, Gauguin, Chagall, and countless others were drawn to the unique light and vibrant spectrum brought forth by what van Gogh.