Brill’s New Pauly

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Celtic tribe on the upper Rhône in the modern Swiss canton of Valais (Liv. 21,38,9), who fought against Caesar (Caes. Gall. 3,1,1 ff.; 3,7,1) and were subjected by Augustus (Plin. HN 3,137); Their Late Antiquity capital Sedunum (modern Sion) was named after them.


G. Barruol, Les peuples préromains du sud-est de la Gaule, 1969, 309-311.

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Graßl, Herbert (Salzburg), “Seduni”, 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 28 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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