Sites & cities that bear the name of Alba Helviorum

Alba Helviorum

Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century C.E
Recorded names : Alba Augusta Helviorum

Description : The archaeological site of Alba-la-Romaine, corresponding to the Gallo-Roman city of Alba Augusta Helviorum or Alba Helviorum ("Alba of the Helvii") is located near the present town of Alba-la-Romaine. The site is in the French department of Ardèche, Rhône-Alpes. During the Roman Imperial era, Alba was the capital of the Celtic-speaking polity of Helvii, which had territory covering the area of lower Vivarais.

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