Garumna
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[German version]

(Garunna, Γαρούνας /Garoúnas). One of the main rivers of Gaul (Tib. 1,7,11), the modern Garonne and Gironde, the boundary between the Gauls and the Aquitanians (Caes. Gall. 1,1,1; 5; 7; Str. 4,1,1; 2,1f.; 3,3; 5,2; Mela 3,20f.; Plin. HN 4,105; Amm. Marc. 15,11,2). According to Str. 4,2,1 navigable over more than 370 km.

Bibliography

R. Boudet (ed.), Les Celtes, la Garonne et les Pays aquitains, 1992

Y. Roman, Les Celtes, les sources antiques et la Garonne, in: Aquitania 12, 1994, 213-219

H. Sion, Carte archéologique de la Gaule. 33/1 (Gi…

Cite this page
Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Garumna”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 25 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e419210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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