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Cingetorix
(169 words)

Celtic composite name, ‘Warrior King’ [1. 73-74; 2. 172].

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[1] Pro-Roman chief of the Treveri

A pro-Roman chief of the  Treveri, who fought for the tribal leadership against his father-in-law  Indutiomarus. Despite initial successes of C. and his followers, Indutiomarus was able to have him declared a public enemy in 54 BC and to confiscate his estates. After the Treveri's defeat and Indutiomarus' death in 53 BC, Caesar rewarded C. fo…

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Spickermann, Wolfgang (Bochum), “Cingetorix”, 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 20 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e234650>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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