Iaciodulma

Attested:  RC Iaciodulma

Where:  Somewhere in the Midlands, on or near Watling Street.  It is tempting, but probably wrong, to suggest that Iaciodulma is a corruption of Lactodoro.

Name Origin:  Apparently a compound of Latin iaceo ‘to lie dead’ plus θυλημα ‘offering to the gods’.  This would fit some kind of memorial to the many thousands who died at the Battle of Watling Street, between the Romans and Boudicca's rebels.

Notes:  The battle’s location has never been found, but Pegg has suggested one good candidate.

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Last Edited: 26 July 2016