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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).
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Vesontion (modern Besançon) is first mentioned by Caesar in his commentaries ca. 58 BC. It is situated on a tributary of the Saône river.

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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, 2018 <> [accessed: 17 July 2019]

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