(Mansilla de las Mulas) Leén, Spain.
Asturian town on the Esla 20 km S-SE of Leén. It was
on the highway from Caesaraugusta to the Septima
. 395.4), and the last stronghold of the
Astures in Augustus' campaign. Captured by T. Carisius,
as recorded by Florus (2.33), Dio Cassius (53.25.8),
and Orosius (6.21.10). According to Ptolemy (2.6.28)
it was inhabited by the Lankiatoi. Little excavation has
been done, but a small bath has been found.
XII: 1, 620; J. Jordá & E. García
Dominguez, Excavaciones en Lancia
(1961); F. Jordá,
Exc. Arq. en España
P. DE PALOL