Attested: Ptolemy 2,3,13 Πτερωτον
στρατοπεδον; Pinnatis at position 213 in the Ravenna Cosmography
Where: Burghead promontory fort at NJ10906914 on the Moray Firth
Name origin: Greek for ‘feathered camp’ = Latin pinnata castra
Notes: At the northern tip of the Roman march into northern Scotland.
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