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NA´SIUM (Νάσιον), in Gallia. Ptolemy names two cities of the Leuci, Tullum (Toul) and Nasium, which he places 20 minutes further south than Tullum, and as many minutes east, Both these indications are false, as the Itins. show, for Nasium is on a road from Durocortorum (Reims) to Tullum; and consequently west of Toul, and it is not south. An old chronicle places Nasium on the Ornain or Ornez, a branch of the Maas; and its name exists in Naix or Nais, above Ligny. The Antonine Itin. makes it 16 leagues from Nasium to Tullum. The Table places Ad Fines between Nasium and Tullum, 14 leagues from Nasium and 51 1/2 from Tullum. [As to Ad Fines, see FINES No. 14.]


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