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Aquae Sextiae

Aquae Sextiae  

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The first Roman foundation in Transalpine Gaul, was established as a fort by C. Sextius Calvinus in 123 bc after his defeat of the Salluvii and in 102 bc was ...
Cimbri

Cimbri  

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A German tribe from north Jutland. Towards the end of the 2nd cent. bc overpopulation and encroachments by the sea drove them to migrate in company with the Teutones and ...
Gaius Marius

Gaius Marius  

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(c. 157–86 bc)Roman general and politician. Consul for the first time in 107, he established his dominance by victories over Jugurtha and invading Germanic tribes. He was subsequently involved in a ...
maiestas

maiestas  

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(lit. ‘greaterness’), used as an abbreviation for the crime maiestas minūta populī Rōmānī, ‘the diminution of the majesty of the Roman people’. This charge was first introduced by Appuleius ...
Marcoman(n)i

Marcoman(n)i  

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(Statius Silvae 3. 3. 170 scans Marcomăni), a west German (Suebic) tribe, the name meaning the inhabitants of a border country (‘march’), are first mentioned by Caesar. Stirred up by ...
Teuton

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a member of a people who lived in Jutland in the 4th century bc and fought the Romans in France in the 2nd century ...

Teutones

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Edward Arthur Thompson and John Frederic Dobson

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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a Germanic tribe, known chiefly from their migration with the *Cimbri, whose neighbours they had been in Jutland, to southern France, where ...

Teutons

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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A north European tribe which attacked the Roman republic in 110 bc. The name has subsequently come to refer to members of a Teutonic nation, especially Germans....

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