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Senones (sēnō`nēz, sĕn`ōnēz), name of two distinct groups of ancient people of GaulGaul
, Lat. Gallia, ancient designation for the land S and W of the Rhine, W of the Alps, and N of the Pyrenees. The name was extended by the Romans to include Italy from Lucca and Rimini northwards, excluding Liguria.
..... Click the link for more information. . One settled in NE Italy S of the Po in the 4th cent. B.C; the other lived in the valley of the Seine.
the name of two Celtic tribes. One tribe settled along the Adriatic coast of northern Italy in approximately 400 B.C In 390 (or 387) B.C it captured and sacked Rome after a victory at the Allia River. In 283 B.C the tribe was almost completely annihilated by an army led by the Roman consul Dola-bella. A second tribe settled in Gallia Lugdunensis.
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He uses the same term for both institutions and gives the Gallic senatus definite prominence as he negotiated entirely with the senate in the case of the Remi and Senones (BG.
His brother had been king before Caesar's arrival, and the Senones were so upset by the new appointment that they attempted to assassinate Cavarinus (BG.
took Rome, though Ellis's description of their entry by the Colline Gate will not do (p.
2 Contrary to what is often stated, he did not suggest that therefore the Marne was the origin of the Celts; he merely states that this was the territory of the Senones
, one of the tribes who are also found in Italy.
Contract award: resumption of the curtain wall of the facade east at senones