Batavi


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Batavi

(bətā`vī), ancient Germanic tribe that settled (1st cent. B.C.) in the Rhine delta. Batavian regiments served under Rome, although this relationship was interrupted in A.D. 70 by the anti-Roman conspiracy of CivilisCivilis
(Julius Civilis) , fl. A.D. 70, Batavian chief who chose the unsettled period at the fall of Nero to raise a revolt in Germany, which quickly spread to Gaul (A.D. 69–70).
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, one of their leaders. The tribal name was revived in 1795 to designate Holland, particularly the Batavian RepublicBatavian Republic,
name for the Netherlands in the years (1795–1806) following conquest by the French during the French Revolutionary Wars. The United Provinces of the Netherlands were reconstituted as the Batavian Republic in 1795 and remained under French occupation and
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Batavi

 

a Germanic tribe that inhabited the Rhine delta. At the end of the first century B.C. they came under the power of Rome. In A.D. 69 the Batavi, led by J. Civilis, stirred up a rebellion against Rome. It was crushed in 70. The Batavi were subjected to intense romanization. In the fourth century they joined the Frankish union of tribes.

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