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Segusiavi
(523 words)

[German version]

Celtic tribe between the Allobroges, Vellavii, Arverni, Haedui and Ambarri with three oppida (Essalois, Crêt-Chatelard, Jœuvre) controlling the Liger (Loire), which flowed north-south through their territory. As clientes of the Haedui (Caes. Gall. 7,64; 75) they also came to the aid of Vercingetorix at Alesia in 52 BC. Under Augustus a civitas libera of Gallia Lugdunensis (Plin. HN 4,107; CIL XIII 8862; 8864), they had to surrender part of their territory to the founding of the colony of Lugdunum in 43 BC. Several roads (Tab. Peut. 2,4 f.) crossed their ter…

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Demarolle, Jeanne-Marie (Nancy), “Segusiavi”, 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 03 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1106920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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