Expansion of the Empire in the Age of Augustus Metadata

Production date: 31 December 2003


This map depicts the landscape of the Roman Empire and its surroundings in the early first century A.D., from Britannia in the northwest to Kush in the southeast. Provinces and regions at this period are labeled. This map was prepared to accompany the book The Romans from Village to Empire by Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel Gargola and Richard J.A. Talbert, Oxford University Press, 2004, where it appears as Map 9.2.

This map was compiled and produced by Rachel Barckhaus, Mary T. Boatwright, Tom Elliott, Daniel Gargola, Andrew Hull and Richard Talbert.

Copyright 2004, Ancient World Mapping Center:
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Map Data

Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic

Projection parameters:
Central meridian: 0.000000
First standard parallel: 16.000000
Second standard parallel: 53.000000
Latitude of origin: 0.000000

Horizontal datum: WGS 1984

Scale: 1:15,910,000

Map units: kilometers and miles

Bounding box: 21.8 Latitude x -9.8 Longitude (lower left corner); 44 Latitude x 54.4 Longitude (upper right corner)