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Compound name of unclear origin with the Celtic prefix Ad-. Prince of the Chatti, who in a letter to the Roman senate offered to poison  Arminius (Tac. Ann. 2,88).


Evans, 128-130.

E. Koestermann, Tac. ann. 1, 1963

A. v. Rhoden, s. v. A. RE 1, 359

Schmidt, 112.

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Spickermann, Wolfgang (Bochum), “Adgandestrius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 10 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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