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DAIRIORIGUM (Δαριόριγον), the capital of the Veneti, one of the Armoric nations of Gallia (Ptol. 2.8). The Table has the same place on the road from Juliomagus (Angers) to Gesocribate (Brest), but under the name Dartoritum. Dariorigum is supposed to be the modern town of Vannes, in the department of Morbihan. It seems that Dariorigum according to the fashion of many other Gallic towns, took the name of the people under the Empire, and the name Veneti is the origin of Vannes. The Bretons still call the place Wenet or Guenet.


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    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 2.8
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