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MATISCO a place in Gallia Celtica, in the territory of the Aedui in Caesar's time, and on the Saône. (B. G. 7.90.) After the capture of Alesia, B.C. 52, Caesar placed P. Sulpicius at Matisco with a legion during the winter, to look after the supply of corn for the army. (B. G. 8.4.) The position of Matisco is fixed by the name, its site on the river, and the Itins. The name, it is said, was written Mastico by a transposition of the letters; and from this form came the name Mascon, and by a common change, Mâcon. The form Mastisco occurs in the Table. (D'Anville, Notice, &c.)


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