Attested: Ptolemy 2,3,13 Βανατια or Βαννατια, a πολις of the Ουακομαγοι.
Where: Dundurn hill fort, at NN70802327, near Comrie in Perthshire, which was probably one of the local power centres that warriors who fought the Romans at Mons Graupius came from. Marx (2014) reckoned that Ptolemy's coordinates pointed to Dalginross Roman fort 7 km away, but that probably had a different name, Matovion.
Name origin: See here about Bann-.
Notes: The name may survive in Tullybannocher, which has a stone circle, among multiple megalithic traces in that neighbourhood.
Last Edited: 19 July 2016