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BAIOCASSES

Eth. BAIOCASSES the name of a Celtic people mentioned in the Notitia. Pliny (4.18) speaks of the “Viducasses, Bodiocasses, Unelli;” and the Bodiocasses are supposed to be the Baiocasses. The name Baiocassis occurs in Ausonius. (Com. Prof. Burd. 4.7.) The modern name of Bayeux in the department of Calvados is supposed to represent the name Baiocasses. [AUGUSTODURUS]

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.18
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