in Gallia, is placed by the Antonine Itin. on the road from Vesontio (Besançon
) to Epamanduodurum (Mandeure
) xxii. from Besançon
and xii. from Mandeure.
But these two numbers exceed. the distance between Besançon
The termination durum
seems to show that Velatodurum was on a stream; and D'Anville conjectures that it is near Clereval
on the Doubs,
where there is a place named Pont-pierre.
But this is merely a guess. [EPAMANDUODURUM