[German version] Celtic people (according to Caes. B Gall. 2,4,1 originally Germanic) in Gallia Belgica (Caes. B Gall. 2,4,9; cf. 7,75,3; 8,7,4; Oros. 6,7,14; 6,11,12; Ptol. 2,8,8: Οὐενελιοκάσιοι/
eneliokásioi; Liv. Per. 67), in the north and to a limited extent also in the south of the lower reaches of the Sequana (modern Seine; in the south of the
département of Seine-Maritime and in the north of the
département of Eure). In the pre-Roman period, the capital of the V. was probably the
oppidum of 'Camp de Calidou' near Caudebec, from the time of Augustus onwards Rotomagus (modern Rouen) in the province of Lugdunensis (Plin. HN 4,107). The name V. lives on in the regional name
le Vexin. Gallia (with map) Polfer, Michel (Ettelbrück) Bibliography H. Bannert, s. v. V., RE Supplementum 15, 777-783 S. Fichtl, Les Gaulois du nord de la Gaule, 1994, 157, 173 R. Bedon, Les villes des Trois Gaules de César à Néron, 1999, 73, 124 f.