A people in Lower Germania, whose tribal area, attributed to the colonia Ulpia Traiana/Xanten, most likely lay between Erkelenz and Krefeld. The B. participated with one contingent in the revolt of Julius Civilis (Plin. HN 4,106; Tac. Hist. 4,56,3; 66,1).
TIR M 31,39
C. B. Rüger, Germania Inferior, 1968, esp. 98f.
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Dietz, Karlheinz (Würzburg),
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.
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