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Chichester

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The civitas-capital of the Reg(i)ni; its Roman name was Noviomagus. Lying within the area of the possible late Iron Age oppidum defined by the Chichester entrenchments, after a brief military occupation the Roman town developed early. This can be ascribed to the influence of the pro-Roman king Cogidubnus, mentioned on two exceptionally early Roman inscriptions from the town, one referring to a temple of Neptune and Minerva (location unknown). Otherwise, the development of the town seems to have been unexceptional. The main baths were in the north-western quadrant, the amphitheatre outside the south-eastern, walls were constructed in the 3rd/4th cents. Remains of a number of later Roman houses, some with mosaics, have been located. The town seems to have been in decline in the later 4th cent.

Alan Simon Esmonde Cleary

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Chichester

Chichester (chĬ´chĬstər), city and district (1991 pop. 26,050), West Sussex, S England. Chichester is an agricultural, retailing, and yachting center and the administrative seat of West Sussex. It has some light industry. Once the Regnum of the Romans, the town was conquered by Ælla and his sons, who landed near Selsey in 477 and later (c.491) founded the kingdom of the South Saxons. In the Middle Ages, Chichester had an important port. A portion of the medieval walls still remains; the 13th-century cathedral stands on the site of an ancient monastery. Chichester has teacher training and theological colleges. The well-known Goodwood motor racing circuit is nearby.

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Chichester

Chichester County town of West Sussex, s England. It is a market centre for the surrounding agricultural region and has a sheltered harbour. There are Roman remains, a Norman cathedral, and a modern theatre. An annual drama festival is held here. Pop. (2002 est.) 27,200.

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Chichester

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