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Boiorix
(157 words)

Celtic/Illyrian compound for ‘King of the Boii’ [1.497; 2.153].

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[1] Prince of the Boii around 194 in Italy

Titular name of a prince of the Boii in Italy who, together with his brothers, led the war against the Romans in 194 BC (Liv. 34,46,4).

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[2] King of the Cimbri around 105 BC

King of the  Cimbri, probably identical with the ferox iuvenis who in 105 BC killed the captured legate M.  Aurelius [I 18] Scaurus. Together with his…

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Spickermann, Wolfgang (Bochum), “Boiorix”, 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 30 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e218880>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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