Lugdunensis


Lugdunensis

Roman province, one of the three administrative divisions of Gaul. It extended northwest from its capital at Lugdunum (modern Lyon) and included the land between the Seine and Loire rivers up to Brittany and the Atlantic coast. It was conquered by Julius Caesar during the Gallic Wars and became a Roman province in 27 BC under Augustus.

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