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Ville Vienne (Isère, 38)
Subject(s) Pont de Trajan
Author(s) Everaert, Jan, called Johannes Secundus
  Dutch poet (1511-1536)
Resource type Printed book
Date 1533
References Secundus 1618, Itin. Hisp., p. 63= Guillot 2007, pp. 234, 236

DLF XVIe siècle, p. 1080 ; Leblanc 1880, pp. 89-97 ; Pelletier 1982, pp. 124-125 ; Lemerle 2003, pp. 10-14 ; Lemerle 2005, pp. 28, 96-97


« Pons ibi per Rhodanum traductus est insignis, sub quo et navigavimus. Ab ejus dextra parte turris erat quadrata, specie antiqua, quæ per Genios aliquando structa narrabatur, fabulose ut opinor. »
= “There is a noteworthy bridge over the Rhone, under which our boat passed, and close to it, on the right bank, there is a square tower, seemingly very ancient, which is said to have been built by spirits, though, in my opinion, this is pure fable.”