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Celtiberians

 

tribes in northeastern Spain of mixed Iberian and Celtic stock; Celts settled in the Iberian Peninsula between the fifth and third centuries B.C. The Arevaci were the main tribe. The area inhabited by the tribes was called Celtiberia. In 195 B.C. part of Celtiberia was conquered by the Romans, and by 72 B.C. the entire region had become part of the Roman province of Hispania Citerior. The subjugated Celtiberians waged a protracted struggle against the Roman conquerors, staging uprisings in 195–193, 181–179, 153–151, 143–133, and 80–72 (the Sertorius rebellion).

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Perhaps the Romans reneged on promises to the Celtiberians or the Celtiberians having seen off the Cimbri, who had previously delivered severe blows to Roman prestige, were tempted into seeking greater freedom.
Obtaining clients in provinces went hand-in-hand with a Roman senator's command, but for the clients who might view such a connection as a good insurance for the future, it was not a guarantee for safety as Marcus Marius's Celtiberians discovered.
I am happy to say that Los Vettones brings together a series of artefact assemblages within a well documented Celtiberian area.
I have to add that the dreaded word 'problem' is ever present--inherent in Celtiberian archaeology.
Each--an artefact synthesis, a collection of papers concerned with conflict and a regional study--provides a series of reliable approaches to Celtiberian archaeology.
The merging of both peoples resulted in the Celtiberians (Gongora 1868).
In a recent article I have argued that Iberia, the source of much of Rome's silver in this period, suffered a catastrophe because of the invasion of the Cimbri in 105/4 and a widespread uprising against Roman rule led by the Celtiberians, and that peaceful conditions were only gradually restored, perhaps not before the end of the Social War.