Mutationes

Relay stations or rest stops set along ancient Roman and Byzantine roads (through the 7th century) and providing for the minimal needs of travelers. For stopping places for overnight stays along these ancient routes, use "mansiones.".

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17799
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mutationes
mutatio Spanish
mutations

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Relay stations or rest stops set along ancient Roman and Byzantine roads (through the 7th century) and providing for the minimal needs of travelers. For stopping places for overnight stays along these ancient routes, use "mansiones."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300120561. The J. Paul Getty Trust.