River rising in Mid-Wales and flowing into the Bristol Channel (Tac. Ann. 12,31; Ptol. 2,3,3), modern Severn. Its valley played an important role in the period of the Roman conquest, with legionary bases at Glevum and Viroconium (modern Wroxeter).
A. L. F. Rivet, C. Smith, The Place-Names of Roman Britain, 1979, 450 f.
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Todd, Malcolm (Exeter),
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 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1026740>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510