Vada
(85 words)

[German version]

Roman auxiliary fort, whose exact location is not known; probably on the left bank of the Vacalus (modern Waal). The name implies a ford. During the Batavian Revolt in AD 70/1, V. was attacked by Iulius [II 43] Civilis and successfully relieved by Q. Petillius [II 1] Cerialis. On alleged inscriptional mentions of V. cf. [1].

Bibliography

1 H. Nesselhauf, Neue Inschriften aus dem römischen Germanien und den angrenzenden Gebieten, in: BRGK 27, 1938, 51-134, 119 No. 257.

P. Goessler, s. v. V., RE 7 A, 2043-2046.

Cite this page
Wiegels, Rainer (Osnabrück), “Vada”, 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 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1226700>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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