There were places of this name in Gallia, Hispania, and in other countries which the Romans occupied. A Praetorium is the residence of a praetor and the seat of the supreme court.
The word was also used to signify a magnificent palatial building. The Table marks a Praetorium in Gallia, on a road from Augustoritum (Limoges.
) At the Praetorium the road divides, one branch going to Augustonemetum (Clermont Ferrand
in the Auvergne
) and the other to Avaricum (Bourges
It is not possible to fix the site of this Praetorium.