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CELSA (Κέλσα: Celsensis: Ru. at Velilla near Xelsa), a city of the Ilergetes, in Hispania Tarraconensis, on the Iberus, which was here crossed by a stone bridge, ruins of which still remain. Under the Romans, it was a colony, with the surname Victrix Julia, and it belonged to the conventus of Caesaraugusta. Several of its coins are extant, belonging to the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius. (Strab. iii. p.161; Plin. Nat. 3.3. s. 4; Ptol. 2.6.68 ; Marca, Hisp. 2.28; Florez, Esp. S. vol. xxx. p. 39, Med. de Esp,. vol. i. p. 349, vol. ii. p. 638, vol. iii. p. 45 Mionnet, vol. i. p. 37, Suppl. vol. i. p. 75; Eckhel, vol. i. pp. 44, foll.)


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 3.3
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