Celtic name compound from cavar ‘powerful, strong’ [1. 331-332]. Noble Aeduan, as a successor of Litaviccus in 52 BC commander of an infantry contingent of his tribe for Caesar. C. defected to Vercingetorix and was captured in battle together with Cotus and Eporedorix (Caes. B Gall. 7,67,7).
H. Bannert, s.v. C., RE Suppl. 15, 87-88.
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Spickermann, Wolfgang (Bochum),
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 01 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e229500>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510