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THEO´POLIS This place in Gallia, with a pure Greek name, was near Sisteron, in the department of Basses-Alpes, on the left bank of the Druentia (Durance). An inscription cut on the slope of a rock in honour of Dardanus, praefect of the Praetorium of Gallia in the time of Honorius, and in honour of his mother, informs us that they made a road for this town by cutting both sides of the mountains, and they gave it walls and gates. The place is still called Théoux, and there are said to be remains there. (D'Anville, Notice, &c.)


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