Castrilocus overview
Other name(s) Montes
Modern name(s) Mons
Region Europe
Section Western Europe
Latitude 50.45412513 N suggest info
Longitude 3.94858267 E
Status Imprecise
Info The first signs of activity in the region of Mons can be found at Spiennes, where some of the best flint tools in Europe were found dating from the Neolithic period. When Julius Caesar arrived in the region in the 1st century BC, the region was settled by the Nervii. A castrum was built in Roman times, giving the settlement its first Latin name Castrilocus; the name was later changed into Montes for the hills on which the castrum was built.
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50.454125, 3.948583 === 50.454125 N, 3.948583 E === 50° 27' 14.9" N, 3° 56' 54.9" E
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Nearest sites Cortoriacum, Courtrai, Kortrijk, circa 63.5 km (39.4 mi) north-west
Namurcensum?, Namur, circa 64.5 km (40.1 mi) east
Atuatuca Tungrorum, Tongeren, Tongres, Tongern, circa 113.2 km (70.3 mi) east
Noviomagus Veromanduorum, Noviomum, Noyon, circa 118.4 km (73.6 mi) south-west
Noviodunum Suessionum, Soissons, circa 127.3 km (79.1 mi) south-west
Porcetum, Burtscheid, circa 156.6 km (97.3 mi) east
Varnenum, circa 160.5 km (99.7 mi) east
Augustomagus, Civitas Silvanectium, Senlis, circa 170.2 km (105.8 mi) south-west
Icorigium, J√ľnkerath, circa 187.5 km (116.5 mi) east
Nigrum Pullum, Zwammerdam, circa 191.2 km (118.8 mi) north-east
Dubris, Dover, circa 199.2 km (123.8 mi) west
Ulpia Noviomagus Batavorum, Nijmegen, circa 204.6 km (127.1 mi) north-east
Portus Rutupiae, Richborough Castle, circa 205.9 km (127.9 mi) west
Novaesium, vicus, Neuss, circa 209.8 km (130.4 mi) east
Novaesium, castrum, Neuss, circa 210.9 km (131 mi) east
Thermes de Cluny, circa 212.4 km (132 mi) south-west
Lutetia amphitheatre, circa 212.6 km (132.1 mi) south-west
Petromantalum, Genestivilla, Genainville, circa 215.5 km (133.9 mi) south-west
Portus Lemanis, Lympne, circa 217 km (134.8 mi) west
Regulbium, circa 218.4 km (135.7 mi) west
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Database ID 8624, created 7 Apr 2012, 18:33, Last changed 9 Apr 2012, 16:57