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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E. Bertrand
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Mar 02, 2023 06:11 PM History
Etanna was a civitas of the Allobroges in Gallia Narbonensis and is also attested as a Roman road station. It was likely located in the modern French commune of Yenne, but its precise location is uncertain.

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    • Etanna (Latin, 30 BC - AD 640)
    • Yenne (French, AD 1900 - AD 1999)

settlement, station (road or coastal), settlement-modern

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 17 F2 Etanna

Past scholarly suggestions for siting Etanna include at the modern villages of Yenne and Etain. More recently, a rescue excavation of part of a Roman-era bathing establishment at Grand Lagneux, has suggested a third possibility.

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E. Bertrand, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Etanna: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 24 June 2024]

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