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Foratiana was an ancient Roman-Berber city in the province of Byzacena and Africa Proconsularis in the Sahel region of Tunisia.[1]

The civitas was also the seat of an ancient Christian diocese. It survives today as a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church, suffran to Carthage. Known Bishops include:


  1. ^ Joseph Bingham, Origines ecclesiasticae - Volume 3 -(1840) [1] Page 230] .
  2. ^ Jonathan Conant, Staying Roman: Conquest and Identity in Africa and the Mediterranean, 439-700(Cambridge University Press, 2012) p175.
  3. ^ Victor of Vita, History of the Vandal Persecution