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Tamesa
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(Tamesis). River in southeastern Britain, modern Thames (Caes. Gall. 5,11,8; Tac. Ann. 14,32; Cass. Dio 40,3,1; 60,20 f.; 62,1). At the mouth of the T., an excellent natural harbour, was Londinium (modern London).

Bibliography

M. Förster, Der Flußname Themse, 1942

A. L. F. Rivet, C. Smith, The Place-Names of Roman Britain, 1979, 466.

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Todd, Malcolm (Exeter), “Tamesa”, 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 05 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1200030>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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