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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 Jul 18, 2019 02:07 PM 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.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


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

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 18 D2 Vesontio

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Besançon


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G.D. Woolf, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Vesontio: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/177657> [accessed: 03 August 2020]

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