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Sitones
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[German version]

People neighbouring the Suiones, ruled at the time of Tacitus (Tac. Germ. 45,6) by a woman. Their area of settlement cannot be ascertained, possibly in modern Finland.

Bibliography

A. A. Lund (ed.), P. Cornelius Tacitus, Germania, 1988, 237 f. 

G. Perl, Tacitus, Germania, in: J. Herrmann (ed.), Griechische und lateinische Quellen zur Frühgeschichte Mitteleuropas ..., vol. 2, 1990, 257 f. 

J. B. Rives, Tacitus, Germania, 1999, 321.

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Wiegels, Rainer (Osnabrück), “Sitones”, 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 29 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1114460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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