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VIROVIACUM in Gallia,in the Table, Virovinum, is placed on a route from Castellum (Cassel) to Turnacum (Tournay). The Antonine Itinerary fixes it xvi. from each place. The distances in the Table do not agree; but the site is certain. It is Werwic or Verwick, a large village on the Lys, 3 leagues from Lille in the French department of Nord. In 1514 a medal of C. Julius Caesar was dug up at Werwic, and some time afterwards other medals of the time of the Antonini. There is a tradition also of the remains of an ancient edifice having been seen here, and a fragment of a statue (Bast, Recueil d'Antiquités Romaines et Gauloises trouvées dans la Flandre proprement dite, Gand, 1804.)


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