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''Tres Alpes'' (literally, "Three Alps"), was the collective term used by the Romans to denote three small
provinces A province is almost always an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, are g ...
of the
Roman empire The Roman Empire ( la, Imperium Rōmānum ; grc-gre, Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, Basileía tôn Rhōmaíōn) was the post-Republican Republican can refer to: Political ideology * An advocate of a republic, a type of governme ...

Roman empire
situated in the western
Alps The Alps ; german: Alpen ; it, Alpi ; rm, Alps; sl, Alpe ) are the highest and most extensive mountain range A mountain range is a series of mountains ranged in a line and connected by high ground. A mountain system or mountain belt ...

Alps
mountain range, namely Alpes Graiae (or Poeninae) (
Val d'Aosta , Valdostan or Valdotainian it, Valdostano (man) it, Valdostana (woman)french: Valdôtain (man)french: Valdôtaine (woman) , population_note = , population_blank1_title = Official languages , population_blank1 = Italian language, ...
, Italy);
Alpes Cottiae The Alpes Cottiae (; English: 'Cottian Alps') were a small Roman province, province of the Roman Empire founded in 63 AD by Nero. It was one of the three provinces straddling the Alps between modern France and Italy, along with Alpes Graiae et Poe ...
(
Val di Susa The Susa Valley ( it, Val di Susa; pms, Valsusa; french: Val de Suse; oc, Val d'Ors) is a valley in the Metropolitan City of Turin The Metropolitan City of Turin ( it, Città metropolitana di Torino) is a metropolitan city in the backgro ...
, Italy); and
Alpes Maritimae The Alpes Maritimae (; English: 'Maritime Alps') were a small province A province is almost always an administrative division within a country or state. The term derives from the ancient Roman '' provincia'', which was the major territorial ...
. The region was annexed by the Romans in 16–14 BC and the three provinces organised by 7 BC.CAH X 170, 471


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Roman empire The Roman Empire ( la, Imperium Rōmānum ; grc-gre, Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, Basileía tôn Rhōmaíōn) was the post-Republican Republican can refer to: Political ideology * An advocate of a republic, a type of governme ...

Roman empire
* Alpine regiments of the Roman army


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References

* Cambridge Ancient History 2nd Ed: Vol X (1996) ''The Augustan Empire'' {{AncientRome-stub