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MARTIA´LIS a place in Gallia,near to,and northwest of Augustonemetum (Clermont en Auvergne), which Sidonius Apollinaris, once bishop of Clermont, names Pagus Violvascensis, with the remark that it was in a previous age named Martialis, from having been the winter quarters of the Julian legions. The tradition may refer to Caesar's legions. The place is now Volvic (D'Anville, Notice, &c.)


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