, Ptol. 3.9.3
), an important town of Moesia Superior, lying somewhat E. of the mouth of the Margus, and connected with Constantinople by a highroad which passed through Naissus. (Itin. Ant.
p. 133; Itin. Hierosol.
It was the head-quarters of the Legio VII. Claudia. (Ib.;
cf. Eutrop. 9.13
; Procop. de Aed.
4.6. p. 287; Theophyl. 1.5, 8.12, &c.)
By the later Greeks the name is written Βιμινάκιον.
Variously identified with Ram
(Cf. Marsili, Danub.
ii. p. 10; Mannert, vii. p. 78.)