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Lactodurum
(65 words)

[German version]

Present-day Towcester, Northamptonshire; It. Ant. 2; 6. Late Iron Age settlement; from the mid 1st cent. AD a Roman army station. The town was protected in the 2nd cent. by the construction of a rampart and ditch; stone fortifications were added in the 3rd cent.

Bibliography

A. L. F. Rivet, C. Smith, The Place-Names of Roman Britain, 1979, 382f.

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Todd, Malcolm (Exeter), “Lactodurum”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e627970>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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