Celtiberians, who settled in Old Castile (Soria province), first mentioned in conjunction with the Numantine War (cf. Pol. 35,2); under the leadership of Viriatus and Sertorius, they put up stubborn resistance to the Romans. In imperial times, they provided cavalry units for the Roman army (CIL XVI 26 ff.).
W. Schüle, Die Meseta-Kulturen der iberischen Halbinsel, 1969.
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Barceló, Pedro (Potsdam),
Brill’s New Pauly
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