Vertamocorii

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The Vertamocorii were a Celtic people that lived in Cisalpine Gaul around Novara, in Eastern Piedmont (Italy).

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The Vertamocorii are reported by Pliny in the third book of Naturalis Historia, where they are said to be the founders of the city of Novara:

Novara (founded) by the Vertamocorii, that are from the Vocontii, and not, as believed Cato, Ligurians, ... [1]

and indicates their Gaulish origin (the Vocontii were a people of Gallia Narbonensis) and not Ligurian.

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