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Andecavi
(89 words)

[German version]

Tribe in  Gallia Lugdunensis (on the lower Loire) with the main town of Iuliomagus (modern Angers sur la Maine; Caes. B Gall. 2,35,3; 3,7,2; 7,4,6: Andes; Plin. HN 4,107 and Oros. 6,8,7: Andicavi). In the Gallic rebellion of AD 21 under the leadership of  Iulius Sacrovir, they were the first to fight, together with the  Turoni, but were soon overpowered (Tac. Ann. 3,41).

Bibliography

M. Blanchard-Lemée et al., Recueil général des mosaïques de Gaule 2,4, 1991

M. Provost, Le Val de Loire dans l'Antiquité, 1993.

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Andecavi”, 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 28 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e120960>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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