Now Salamanca, called Helmantĭca or Hermandica by Livy and Elmantĭca
by Polybius (iii. 14). An important town of the Vettones in Lusitania, south of the Durius, on
the road from Emerita to Caesaraugusta (Saragossa).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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