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Emona

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  1. short for Colonia Iulia emona, was a Roman castrum founded in 14/15 AD, possibly by the XV Legio Apollinaris (theory proposed by the noted historian and epigraphy expert Balduin Saria), on a territory already populated by ancient settlers of uncertai

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  2. Its location overlaps with the SW part of the old nucleus of the modern city of Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia, where numerous remains of Emona can still be seen today (substantial parts of the ancient city walls, most of which were destroyed in 1963

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  3. (A)emona was, along with Nauportus, Celeia and Poetovio, one of the main cities on the eastern coast of the Adriatic

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  4. Formerly, it was assumed to have been a part of the Roman province of Pannonia

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  5. However, recent research seems to indicate that Aemona was actually the easternmost city of the Roman empire proper

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