Nauportus
(269 words)

[German version]

[1] Vicus in Pannonia Superior

Vicus in Pannonia Superior (Tab. Peut. 5,1; Ναύπορτος/Naúportos, Str. 4,6,10), modern Vrhnika (Ljubljana district, Slovenia). The Roman vicus was established at the site of a Celtic settlement (Str. 7,5,2). Because of its location on the eponymous river and the Aquileia - Emona road, the settlement quickly prospered (Tac. Ann. 1,20,1: municipii instar, ‘as a municipium’). The area between N. and Emona was very important …

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Burian, Jan (Prague), “Nauportus”, 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 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e817970>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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