Sites & cities that bear the name of Arris


Today in : Algeria
First trace of activity : ca. 1st century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : ⴰⵔⵔⵉⵙ, آريس, Harris

Description : Arris (Arabic: آريس‎; Berber languages: ⴰⵔⵔⵉⵙ) is a commune in the Batna wilaya in eastern Algeria. The city is very ancient. Arris was the capital of the Gaetuli (Zenata) Berbers who rose up against Rome. At the time, historians called them Moors. They were a people who had lived in the region for a long time. After the fall of the Roman empire, Masties became an independent ruler of the Kingdom of the Aures. In an inscription discovered in Arris, dating to the end of the 5th century to the mid-6th century, he proclaims his Christian faith and the title of Imperator during his rule until 516 AD. Middle Ages The arrival of the Vandals in the region has been confirmed by historians, but Masties escaped their conquest and a monument erected pays homage to the Masties's memory, "inflexibly loyal to the Roman ideal and to the forms of imperial government," according to Jérôme Carcopino. Among the other princes and leaders in the Aurès, Tacfarinas was a rebel leader. Cutzinas was a rebel leader; he had a Roman mother according to Corippus. The two historical figures in the Aurès region at the beginning of the Muslim Conquest of North Africa were Kusaila of the Awraba tribe and Dihya, queen of the Jarawa tribe, known as al-Kāhina.

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