in Gallia,in the Table, Virovinum, is placed on a route from Castellum (Cassel
) to Turnacum (Tournay
). The Antonine Itinerary fixes it xvi. from each place.
The distances in the Table do not agree; but the site is certain.
It is Werwic
a large village on the Lys,
3 leagues from Lille
in the French department of Nord.
In 1514 a medal of C. Julius Caesar was dug up at Werwic,
and some time afterwards other medals of the time of the Antonini.
There is a tradition also of the remains of an ancient edifice having been seen here, and a fragment of a statue (Bast, Recueil d'Antiquités Romaines et Gauloises trouvées dans la Flandre proprement dite,