Δηουανα

Attested:  Ptolemy 2,3,15  Δηουανα, a πολις of the Ταιξαλοι;  RC Devoni

WhereKintore Roman camp at NJ78741623 on the river Dee inland from Aberdeen.

Name Origin:  See Δηουα.  One has to wonder how adding –να changed the name!

Notes:  Δουηονα of Ptolemy 2,7,11, at modern Cahors in Roman Aquitania, is commonly emended to *Δηουονα and cited as a parallel.

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Last Edited: 4 March 2017