Brill’s New Pauly

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Celtic tribe of  Aquitania, neighbours of the Ruteni and the Nitobriges, renowned for their linen (Str. 4,2,2; Plin. HN 19,8) and their cushions (cadurcum: Juv. 6,537; 7,221; Plin. HN 19,13). The C. gave their name to the modern Quercy. Various settlements of the C. include Uxellodunum, Diolindum, Divona (capital: Ptol. 2,7,9). Monuments: aqueduct, thermae, theatre. Epigraphical evidence: CIL XIII, 1539-48.


E. Desjardins, Géographie historique et administrative de la Gaule romaine, 1878, 422

G. Gonsalvès, in: D. S…

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Frezouls, Edmond (Strasbourg), “Cadurci”, 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 26 February 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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