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Introduction to episode 1 The earliest history 30 10 of Maastricht. A Servatius,1579. | RHCL Archive Parish Sint Ruins of Roman bathhouse Bust of Sint Servaas, SaintTop:Servaas, photocollectionBelow:rchaeological finds indicate that at the beginning of the Christian calendar theMeuse valley near Maastricht had been permanently inhabited for severalcenturies. In the late iron age, around 50 BC, a fortress was built which was connected with an iron age settlement near the spot where the river Jeker flows into the with underfloor heating, excavations Meuse. In the first century AD, a gravel road built by the Romans to connect Cologne and Stokstraatquarter in 1963. | RHCL, GAM F 26068 Tongeren, ran past this place, which was inhabited by Celts. A bridge across the Meuse Right: Outlines of Roman thermae was built in the road. It was mentioned by Tacitus, the Roman historian, in his account of in pavement of the 'Op de Thermen' the Batavian uprising in 70 AD, when Claudius Civilis fought the Romans in battle. square. | Photo Appie Derks


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