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The Peutinger Map (Tabula Peutingeriana), a medieval copy of a Roman road map, shows the following road points and their distances given in leugas (one Gallic leuga = 2220 meters): Bingui (Bingen) Dumno (Kirchberg) Belginum (settlement by the Stump Tower near to the Hunsrückhöhenstraße) Noviomago (Neumagen) und Augusta Tresviroy (Trier) Translation of the Latin Inscription To the commander and emperor Marcus Aurelius Serverus Antonius, the pious and fortunate Augustus, conquerer of Arabia’s Adiabenes (that is Assyria), the greatest triumphator over the Parther and Britannia as well.