The position of this place is marked in the Theodosian Table by its being on the road between Augustonemetum (Clermont
) in the Auvergne and Rodumna (Rouanne
The distance from Augustonemetum to Aquae Calidae is not given; but there is no doubt that Aquae Calidae is Vichy
on the Allier, a place now frequented for its mineral waters.
&c.) remarks, that De Valois confounds the Aquae Calidae with the Calentes Aquae mentioned by Sidonius Apollinaris, which are Chaudes-aigues (hot-waters) in the department of Cantal.
The whole of the mountain region of the Auvergne abounds in mineral waters.