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Slavery in Ancient Roman Society. the Roman City Sustained by Slaves -  Tipasa. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 1982
Slavery in Ancient Roman Society. the Roman City Sustained by Slaves - Tipasa

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On the shores of the Mediterranean, Tipasa was an ancient Punic trading-post conquered by Rome and turned into a strategic base for the conquest of the kingdoms of Mauritania. It comprises a unique group of Phoenician, Roman, palaeochristian and Byzantine ruins alongside indigenous monuments such as the Kbor er Roumia, the great royal mausoleum of Mauritania.

Place/region Tipasa, Algeria, North Africa
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Production: NHK, producer. UNESCO WHC, sponsor ; UNESCO TV, sponsor.
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