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(Κούαδοι/Koúadoi, Κουάδοι/Kouádoi). The Q., first mentioned in Tac. Ann. 2,63,6, were part of the Suebi (Elbe Germani). They and the Marcomanni migrated eastwards from the Main after 9 BC (southern Moravia, Lower Austria north of the Danube, southern Slovakia). Beginning in AD 19, the territory they ruled stretched inter Marum et Cusum, i.e. between the modern River Morava and the Regnum Vannianum (Vannius). Until the Marcomanni Wars they largely lived in peaceful coexistence with Rome with growing dependence on Rome and distinct romanization of the upper class…

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Waldherr, Gerhard H. (Regensburg), “Quadi”, 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 08 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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