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Vesontio

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: G.D. Woolf Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 08, 2018 07:38 AM History
Vesontion (modern Besançon) is first mentioned by Caesar in his commentaries ca. 58 BC. It is situated on a tributary of the Saône river.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/177657

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settlement, arch, triumphal arch, architectural complex

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 18 D2 Vesontio

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Besançon

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G.D. Woolf, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Vesontio: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/177657> [accessed: 17 July 2018]

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