Gesoriacum (Boulogne-sur-Mer)

TM Geo 18965

France (Gallia) - provincia: Belgica - modern region: Hauts-de-France - located in the territory of the Morini (TM Geo 20723); in the département Pas-de-Calais

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Status city: oppidum; polis

Greek name(s): Γησοριακόν - Βονωνία
Latin name(s): Gesoriacum - Gesogiacum - Bononia
Ethnic(s): Gesoricensis - Gesorigiacenesis - Geserecanus
Modern name(s): Boulogne-sur-Mer
Variants: Gesoriacum - Bononia - Boulogne-sur-Mer

Repertoria: Stillwell e.a. (ed.), The Princeton encyclopedia of classical sites, 1976, p. 350-351
Biblio: CIL XIII.1.2, 1904, p. 560-565; CIL XIII.4, 1916, p. 42; Miller, Itineraria Romana, 1916, col. 59; col. 68; col. 102; Donati, Epigraphica 33 (1971), p. 72
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 11 B2 (Gesoriacum / Bononia)
Note: obsolete reading: Pagus Gesoriacus; obsolete identification: Portus Itius (44990)

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4 reference(s) to Gesoriacum in documentary sources
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TM GeoRef Publication Attestation Material Language Date Provenance
231745Inscriptiones Latinae selectae (ILS) 3.2 9463, 1[Β]ονωνίαςstone (marble) Greek AD01 Turkey, Phrygia - Aizanoi (Çavdarhisar) [find place, place of writing & preservation]
231855Année épigraphique 1983 720, 4Geserecan[us]stone (limestone) Latin AD02 - AD03 Netherlands, Gallia - Zierikzee, near [found]
Netherlands, Gallia - Ganuenta (Colijnsplaat) [written]
232782Jahrbuch für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 9 (1958), p. 181, Obv. [a]Bononia Ocianen(sis)metal (silver) Latin AD04 Italy, Latium - Rome (?) [found & written]
223042CIL XIII.1.2 p. 41* no. 385*, 3ex natione Gessoriacistone Latin AD17 - AD19 France, Gallia - Frencq [found & written]