Thayer's Note: Stevenson's "translation" of Ptolemy, to which this page belongs, is abysmally bad. It should not be used for any serious purpose. For details and correctives, see my Ptolemy homepage.
The borders of Lugdunensis which touch Aquitania have been described; and that which looks toward the ocean is described in the following order, after the mouth of the Liger river:
|mouth of the Herius river||17*00||49°15|
The north side which borders on the Britannic ocean is thus described: after the Gabaeum promontory
|mouth of the Titus river||17*20||50°20|
|mouth of the Olina river||18*45||51°00|
|mouth of the Sequana river||20*00||51°30|
The eastern border is common with Belgica running along the Sequana river,
|the middle of which border is located in||24*00||47°20|
|from this point it extends direct as far as the terminus in||25*00||45°30|
The southern side is terminated by that part of Narbonensis which extends as far as the terminus in the indicated confines of Aquitania near the Cemmeni mountains,
|the middle part of which is in||20*0||44°30|
The Caletae inhabit the north coast from the Sequana river, whose town is
Next to these are the Lexubi, then the Venelli, after these the Biducasi and the Osismi extending as far as the Gabaeum promontory, whose town is
The Veneti occupy the western coast below the Osismi, whose town is
Below these are the Samnites who extend as far as the Liger river. In the interior toward the east from the Veneti are the Aulircii Diablitae, whose town is
After these are the Arvi and the town
After these, extending as far as the Sequana, are the Veneliocasi, whose town is
And back from the Samnites toward the east are the Andicavae, whose town is
After these toward the east are the Aulirei Cenomani, whose town is
p60 After these are the Namnetae, whose town is
Extending to the river Sequana are the Abrincatui, and their town is
The Aulirci Eburaici extend below those we have mentioned, from the river Liger to the Sequana whose town is
Below these on the banks of the river Liger are the Rhedones, whose town is
And toward the east from these are the Senones, whose town is
Near the Sequana are the Carnutae, and the towns
Below these are the Parisi and the town
Below these are the Tricasi and the town
Below these races which we have mentioned near the Liger river, are the Turoni, and their town is
Below these on the border of the Averni who inhabit the Cemmenos mountains are the Segusiavi and their towns are
Toward the east, from those we have mentioned, are the Meldae and the town
Next to these toward Belgica are the Vadicasi and the town
Toward the east from the Averni extending as far as the river which flows from the north into the Rhone river, is the race of the Aedui, and the towns
in 380 AD
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