Brill’s New Pauly

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(Τούρωνοι/Toúrōnoi). Celtic people on the middle reaches of the Liger (modern Loire; Ptol. 2,11,22), neighbouring the Cenomanni [2] in the north, the Andegavi and the Pictones in the west, the Bituriges and the Carnutes in the east. The T. were among the first to support Vercingetorix in 52 BC and Iulius [II 126] Sacrovir in 21 AD (Tac. Ann. 3,41; 3,46). The T. were a civitas in the province of Gallia Lugdunensis probably from the time of Augustus (CIL XIII 3076 f., middle of the 1st cent. AD: civitas libera et immunis), with a new capital established under August…

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Demarolle, Jeanne-Marie (Nancy), “Turoni”, 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 24 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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