Hispania Citerior


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Hispania Citerior

 

a Roman province on the east coast of Spain.

The province was formed in 197 B.C. around its main city, New Carthage. Under Augustus, Hispania Citerior was renamed Hispania Tarraconensis in 27 B.C. with Tarraco as its chief city.

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2), who were Celtiberians living in the region west of the Roman province of Hispania Citerior.
Marcus Marius's command may, therefore, have been in Hispania Citerior rather than Ulterior since he seems to have been most active in Celtiberia.
Much of the cause of this situation was the migration of the Cimbri, which also makes Marcus Marius's posting to, I would argue, Hispania Citerior of much greater significance.