(Ὀυάραγροι/Ouáragroi). One of the four people in the Swiss canton of Wallis (Ceutrones , Caturiges, Nantuatae; cf. Str. 4,6,6) with chief town Octodurus. As inhabitants of Mons Poeninus (Liv. 21,38,9) the V. organised traffic over the Great Saint Bernard pass. In 57 BC they were attacked by Caesar's legate Sulpicius [I 12] Galba (Caes. Gall. 3,1,1; Cass. Dio 39,5,2), but subjugated only later, by Augustus (Plin. HN 3,137; CIL V 7817).
G. Barruol, Les peuples préromains du sud-est de la Gaule, 1969, 310 f.
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