Name: Gerainas

Feature type: name, no symbol

Segment grid: 2B2

Color image of immediate environs of Gerainas

It could be that the copyist initially wrote "m" and then proceeded to alter it to "ra"; at least, this may account for the untypical shape of the "r". Miller's comments on this name include one of his rare references to the 1888 photographs and their value.

Onward stretches:

  • (no distance figure) (unnamed / illegible, no. 15)
    • See note under the Gerainas-Vapincvm stretch.
  • XIIII (14) Vapincvm
    • The linework for this stretch is not marked.
    • As ItMiller realized (Map 28 on cols. 83-84) and as BAtlas 17 E4-H4 confirms, there is no practical ‘direct’ route from Lvco to Stabatio. A more likely original intention perhaps was that, after the Geminas XIIII stretch, the route's linework should turn down to Vapincvm, to the left of the isolated distance figure XIIII suspended between the two horizontal routes. To continue instead horizontally from Geminas (with Gerainas a repetition) was a natural, but careless, mistake (compare the horizontal continuation from Bibe, 1A4); hence the lack of information to accompany the continuation. The abnormally extended chicane at the end of the Geminas stretch may even be a sign that whoever first made the mistake was about to continue the road down right, but then (for whatever reason) proceeded direct to the right instead. The distance figure XIIII below Gerainas is conceivably a duplicate of the same number for Geminas.

Previous stretch:

References

Detail from 1888 photograph

Detail from 1888 photograph