Sites & cities that bear the name of Isturgi


Today in : Spain
First trace of activity : ca. 7th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century C.E
Recorded names : Municipiun Triumphales, Isturgi quod Triumphales, Sturgi, Los Villares de Andújar

Description : Isturgi was an ancient Iberian city of the Turdetans and later Roman located the district of Los Villares de Andújar , belonging to the municipality of Andújar , province of Jaén (Spain) . 1 It is practically unknown what the site was like in Iberian times , although there are findings that confirm the existence of sculptural and architectural ensembles associated with the funerary world or cultural and privileged spaces. It is known that in Roman times, Isturgi, called Municipiun Triumphales 1 , became a relevant place, acquiring the category of municipality and fully integrated into the Roman administration and with full rights. Proof of this relevance is the discovery of monuments dedicated to the cult of the imperial family. At this time, Alto Imperio, the city reached 30 hectares of extension, developing an artisan neighborhood in which the largest producing center of high- imperial Roman pottery was createdof the Hispanic terra sigillata peninsula . In July 2018, the Andújar City Council and the University of Granada continued to c

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