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EBORA (Ἔβουρα: Evora, Ru.), an important inland city of Lusitania, on the high road from Augusta. Emerita (Mecida) to Olisipo (Lisbon). It was a municipium, with the old Latin franchise aid the surname of Liberalitas Julia. (Itin. Ant. pp. 418, 426; Plin. Nat. 4.21. s. 35; Ptol. 2.5.8; Coins ap. Florez, Med. vol. i. pp. 380, foll.; Mionnet, vol. i. p. 2, Suppl. vol. i. p. 3; Sestini, p. 6; Eckhel, vol. i. p. 11;: Inscr. ap. Gruter, p. 225, No, 3, p. 489, No. 9.) Among the fine ruins of the city. the most remarkable are those of an aqueduct and a temple of Diana. (Florez, Esp. S. vol. xiv. p. 100; Murphy, Travels in Portugal, p. 302).


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