Nauportus (Navport, Navportus), was an ancient Roman town in Pannonia Superior (later 10th Italian region) on the road from Aquileia to Emona with a port at the Nauportus river, now the Ljubljanica River.
Remains of Nauportus were found in present-day Vrhnika in central Slovenia. A Late Roman emporium with warehouses and a central market was located and excavated at river banks. Traces of the defense system of Claustra Alpium Iuliarum, a guard tower, and a Late Roman castellum can be seen in Vrhnika and its vicinity.
- Tacitus Annales, 1.20: Interea manipuli ante coeptam seditionem Nauportum missi ob itinera et pontes et alios usus, postquam turbatum in castris accepere, vexilla convellunt direptisque proximis vicis ipsoque Nauporto, quod municipii instar erat, ...
- Horvat, Jana. "Nauportus". DEDI - enciklopedija naravne in kulturne dediščine na Slovenskem (in Slovenian). Retrieved 8 April 2014.
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