This is a reblog on aguide to the mosaics along the Roman Baetica Route (Spain) that was Posted on March 13, 2016 by following hadrian. The photographs of the mosaics along the Roman Baetica Route at the various archaeological sites and museums is fantastic.
On a recent trip to Southern Spain, I travelled along the Roman Baetica Route and I visited many of the archaeological sites and museums that Andalusia has to offer. Among the plethora of ancient treasures to be found in the region, I was particularly impressed by the incredible mosaics I came across.
The Roman Baetica Route is an ancient Roman road that passes through fourteen cities of the provinces of Seville, Cadiz, and Córdoba which correspond to modern-day Andalusia. It runs through the most southern part of the Roman province of Hispania and includes territories also crossed by the Via Augusta. The route connected Hispalis (Seville) with Corduba (Córdoba) and Gades (Cádiz). The word Baetica comes from Baetis, the ancient name for the river Guadalquivir.
Before the arrival of the Romans, the area was occupied by the Turdetani, a powerful tribe and, according to Stabo…
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