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56 BC / 413 AD
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* "Gasco"-Romans *
SUMMARY : Crassus and Caesar subject the area and create "Aquitania" region. August extends it to the Loire river. The Roman culture is adopted, as well as Roman Christianity.
Begining of roman conquest
Caesar and Crassus conquest
Romanisation and christianisation
THE NAMES OF CITIES WICH FINISH IN "-AC" (as Bergerac) COME FROM THE GALLO-ROMAN ??????????? CORRECT, the termination in "-ac" is caracteristic of South-west of France. It derive from Celt (-acos) and from Latin (-acum), and means the possession. For example, Cahuzac means that the ground belonged to Cahus, Cabutus or Caius (Caius-ac).
Olivier SERRET vous remercie de votre visite.