in northern Gallia, is mentioned by Tacitus (Tac. Hist. 4.66
), but there is nothing said to show where this bridge was. A Roman road ran from Aduatuca (Tongern
) across the Mosa (Maas
) past Juliacum (Juliers
) to Colonia (Cologne
It is very probable that the Pons Mosae was on this route, and that it was at Maastricht.
The termination tricht
is a corruption of the Roman word Trajectum. [TRAJECTUM