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Viviscus
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Pre-Roman Celtic road station on the Lacus Lemanus (modern Lake Geneva; Ptol. 2,12,5: Οὔικος/Oúikos; It. Ant. 352,1; Tab. Peut. 3,2 f.; Geogr. Rav 4,26) on a route from the Summus Poeninus (modern Great Saint Bernard Pass) to Genava, modern Vevey (in the canton of Vaud). At V., a road branched off northwards through Minnodunum (modern Moudon) to Aventicum (modern Avenches). This crossroads was secured by a guardpost of beneficiarii (CIL XII 164).

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J.-P. Petit et al. (eds.), Atlas des agglomérations sécondaires de la Gaul…

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Walser, Gerold (Basle), “Viviscus”, 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 30 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12206390>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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