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Insula Batavorum

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Brian Turner, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Nov 22, 2022 05:46 AM History
Both Iulius Caesar and Tacitus refer to the "Island of the Batavi", once located at a split in the Rhine and framed by the Waal river on the one hand and the Lower Rhine on the other. This area seems to correspond roughly to the modern Betuwe in the Netherlands.

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Jeffrey Becker, Brian Turner, and Tom Elliott, 'Insula Batavorum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 03 October 2023]

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