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Tributary of the Garumna, modern Tarn (Auson. Epist. 22,27-32; 26,31; Auson. Mos. 465;  Sid. Apoll. Epist. 5,13,1;  Sid. Apoll. Carm. 24,45), rising on Cebenna Mons, border river between Narbonensis and Aquitania. According to Plin.  HN 4,109 (correction of [1. 148]) border river between the Tolosani (Tolosa) and the Petrocorii.


1 E. Desjardins, Géographie historique et administrative de la Gaule romaine, vol. 1, 1876.

H. Zeiß, s. v. T., RE 4 A, 2328 

M. Provost, Carte Archéologique de la Gaule 81, Le Tarn, 1992, 44.

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Polfer, Michel (Ettelbrück), “Tarnis”, 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 25 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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