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Eboracum

(iːˈbɒrəkəm; ˌiːbɔːˈrɑːkəm)
n
(Placename) the Roman name for York11

York

(yɔrk)

n.
1. a member of the royal house of England that ruled from 1461 to 1485.
2. 1st Duke of (Edmund of Langley), 1341–1402, progenitor of the house of York (son of Edward III).
3. Alvin Cullum (Sergeant), 1887–1964, U.S. soldier.
5. Ancient, Eboracum. a city in North Yorkshire, in NE England, on the Ouse: the capital of Roman Britain. 104,000.
6. a city in SE Pennsylvania: meeting of the Continental Congress 1777–78. 44,619.
7. an estuary in E Virginia, flowing SE into Chesapeake Bay. 40 mi. (64 km) long.
8. Cape, a cape at the NE extremity of Australia.
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Security firm Eboracum was established in 2011 and now provides a range of services in York.
Eboracum was the Roman name for what city in the North East?
A Maryland B Louisiana C Virginia D South Carolina QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: Which present-day city was known as Eboracum by the Romans?
But I bet there were legions ready to fall on their swords after being crucified at Eboracum.
It dates back to the Roman occupation, when Britain's governor Quintus Petillius Cerialis marched the ninth legion north and founded Eboracum in an apparent attempt to settle the troublesome northerners.
The hordes of tourists flocking to see a city founded by the Romans as Eboracum in 71AD help to sustain York's ability to be both an ancient and modern place to work, rest and play.
207: 'Iste etiam rex Sanctum Ricardum cognominatum Scrope, de nobile sanguine ortum, Eboracensem archiepiscopum, cum aliis dominis juxta Eboracum decapitari jusit, & nunquam postea bene convaluit, ut dicebatur, alba lepra percusus est.
Septimio Severo divide Britania en dos provincias: Superior, con capital en Londres, e Inferior, con capital en Eboracum o York.
Just out of interest to all you historians out there, 'Ebor' stands for the old Roman name of York, Eboracum which means Yew Tree as York was once covered in Yew trees in Roman times.
Named Eboracum in the third century, York was the capital of Britannia Inferior, the smaller of the two Roman provinces in England.
We see evidence of that from around AD 71 when the Romans in top colonial form conquered the Celtic tribes known as the Brigantes and founded Eboracum which, by the fourth century, was the capital of lower Britain.
Dickens, 'Tudor York', in A History of Yorkshire: The City of York, 137-8; for the new charter which was adopted in 1517-18, see Drake, Eboracum, 207.