22 May 2016

Olisipo (Portugal)

Kaart Olisiopo

Municipium Civium Romanorum Olisipo, in short Olisipo, was the modern city of Lisbon in Portugal, at the mouth of the river Tagus.

Between 31 and 27 BC Olisipo became a municipium. From the harbour garum, a fish sauce, was shipped in amphorae, as well as wine, salt and famous racing horses. It had trading connections with Britannia, especially Cornwall.

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