City names during the period of the Romans

Binary Options Basics

Quiz Categories

Pub Quizzes

Site Navigation

Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Roman Names

The old roman names for cities in the UK and Europe

The UK

Current Name Roman Name
BritainBritannia
EnglandAlbion
IrelandHibernia
ScotlandCaledonia
WalesCambria

Roman Names of Towns & Cities in the UK

Current Name Roman Name
BathAquae Sulis
Burgh CastleGarrianonum
CaerleonIsca Silurium
CaernarfonSegontium
CambridgeCantabria
CanterburyDurovernum Cantiacorum
ChesterDeva
ChesterholmVindolanda
ChichesterNoviomagus
CirencesterCorinium
ColchesterCamulodunum
CorbridgeCorstopitum
DoverDubris
DunstableDurocobrivis
DurhamDunelm
ExeterIsca
GloucesterGlevum Colonia
HalifaxHalifacium, Hortonium
Isle of WightVectis
LeicesterRatae Coritanorum
LincolnLindum Colonia
LondonLondinium
ManchesterMamucium
NewcastlePons Aelius
OxfordOxonia
SilchesterCalleva
St AlbansVerulamium
SwindonDurocornovium
Tadcaster, North YorkshireCalcaria
TowcesterLactodorum
Whitchurch, ShropshireMediolanum
WinchesterVenta Belgarum
Wroxeter, ShropshireViroconium
YorkEboracum

Roman Names of Towns & Cities in Europe

Current Name Roman Name
Alicante, SpainLucentum
Ankara, TurkeyAcyra
Aswan, EgyptSyene
Athens, GreeceAthenae
Barcelona, SpainBarcino
Belgrade, YugoslaviaSingidunum
Bologna, ItalyBononia
Bonn, GermanyBona
Bordeaux, FranceBurdigala
Boulogne, FranceBononia, Gesoriacum, Portus Itius
Bratislava, SlovakiaIstropolis, Posonium
Budapest, HungaryAquincum
Cherbourg, FranceCoriallum
Florence, ItalyFlorentia
Innsbruck, AustriaOenipontum
Istanbul, TurkeyByzantium, Constantinopolis
Jerusalem, Israel/JordanAelia Capitolina, Hierosolyma
Lisbon, PortugalOlisipo
Lyon, FranceLugdunum
Marseille, FranceMassilia
Naples, ItalyNeapolis
Paris, FranceLutetia Parisiorum
Pisa, ItalyPisae
Seville, SpainColonia Iulia Romula, Hispalis
Seville, SpainHispalis, Colonia Iulia Romula
Sofia, BulgariaSerdica
Split, CroatiaSpalatum
Strasbourg, FranceArgentoratum, Augusta Trebecorum
Tangiers, MoroccoTingi
The Hague, NetherlandsHaga-Comitis
Turin, ItalyAugusta Taurinorum, Taurinum
Utrecht, NetherlandsTraiectum Eriditum
Venice, ItalyVenetiae
Zurich, SwitzerlandTigurum, Turicim
Suggestions or corrections email me [email protected]