It is now known, however, that they were true Arabs - as the proper names on their inscriptions show - who had come under Aramaic influence.
Under the Empire we hear no more of it, and no traces of antiquity, beyond inscriptions, remain.
A large number of milestones and other inscriptions relating to its repair at various times are known.
Many inscriptions and ancient fragments may be seen built into the houses; in front of the Madonna delle Grazie is a bull in red Egyptian granite, and in the Piazza Papiniano the fragments of two Egyptian obelisks erected in A.D.
Boissier, La Religion romaine; Renier, Inscriptions d'Algiers, 2510.) The Greek term Apotheosis, probably a coinage of the Hellenistic epoch, becomes more nearly technical for the deification of dead emperors.