Coastal people in Gallia Belgica in modern Picardy, main town was Samarobriva; participated in the Gallic coalitions against Caesar of 57 and 52 BC, were finally subjugated in 51 BC (Caes. B Gall. 2,4,9; 7,75,1-3; 8,7,3-4). Their settlement areas between the Bellovaci in the south and Morini in the north (Ptol. 2,9,4) encompassed the Somme basin, bordered in the north by the Canche, in the north-east and south-east by the Somme watershed; the Catuslougi  documented on the southern border, the Bresle valley, were considered as pagus of the A.
Cite this pageSchön, Franz (Regensburg), “Ambiani”, 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 13 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e117460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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