Back to ludic Forum Julii

A visit to Fréjus would be incomplete without a tour of the amphitheatre and a chase after the aqueducts, all the more so when the latter are known to have extended 30km outside the city into the neighbouring hills where two springs was being diverted. The amphitheatre was the object of a dig for many... Continue Reading →

A short visit to Forum Julii, aka Fréjus

Fréjus is a remarkable town in Provence, southern France. Or should I say in Gallia Narbonensis? For its small size, it is steeped in history, dating back to a Roman colony founded by one of Julius Caesar's lieutenants (the Roman name of Forum Julii stands for Julius' market and owes its name to its strategic economic... Continue Reading →

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