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Petriana

a Pleiades name resource

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Last modified Feb 14, 2012 11:20 PM History
Alternate name of Roman fort on Hadrian's Wall at present-day Stanwix; probably a copyists error in the Notitia Dignitatum and therefore false.

Petriana

Petriana

Latin

geographic name

false

complete

Certain

  • Roman, early Empire (30 BC-AD 300) (confident)
  • Late Antique (AD 300-AD 640) (confident)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 9 E6 Uxelodu(nu)m

Almost certainly a "ghost name" (Rivet and Smith), after whom Pastscape: "'Petrianis' probably being a copyist's error derived from the name of the fourth century garrison."