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Calgacus
(59 words)

[German version]

One of the Caledonian leaders (dux) in the battle at mons Graupius (possibly north of Aberdeen) in the late summer of AD 84, which gained Agricola the triumphalia ornamenta (Tac. Agr. 29ff.), but did not lead to a permanent annexation of Caledonia.

Bibliography

W. S. Hanson, Agricola and the Conquest of the North, 1987.

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Kunst, Christiane (Potsdam), “Calgacus”, 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 12 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e224790>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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