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Town in the territory of the  Os(s)ismi(i), probably in Kérilien-en-Plounéventer (in the département of Finistère), where there is evidence of a pre-Roman settlement and an Imperial period vicus (about 30 ha, theatre). V. is not identical to Vorgium, the chief town of the civitas.


P. Galliou, Carte Archéologique de la Gaule 29, Le Finistère, 1989, 95-98.

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Polfer, Michel (Ettelbrück), “Vorganium”, 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 21 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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