a fortified place on the Gallic side of the Rhine, which is often mentioned by Tacitus (Tac. Hist. 4.26
, &c., 5.22).
It is also mentioned in the Antonine Itin. and in the Table.
There is no difficulty about the position of Novesium, which is Neuss,
between Colonia Agrippina (Cöln
) and Gelduba (Gelb
] Novesium fell into ruins, and was repaired by Julian, A.D. 359. (Amm. Marc. 18.2