Allobroges


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Allobroges

(əlŏ`brəjēz), Celtic tribe in Gaul, inhabiting later Dauphiné and Savoy. They were conquered (121 B.C.) by Quintus Fabius Maximus, who was called Allobrogicus in commemoration of the victory. In the time of Julius Caesar they sided with Rome.
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The Allobroges (Figure 1) later mentioned in Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War, were among those whose territories he crossed.
But one group betrayed Catiline--the Allobroges, a Gallic tribe whose territory formed the northernmost portion of the Roman province of Transalpine Gaul.
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He also commented `whoever heard of such a mixture of languages in one army, since there were French, Flemings, Frisians, Gauls, Allobroges [Savoyards], Lotharingians, Allemani [South Germans and Swiss], Bavarians, Normans, English, Scots, Aquitainians, Italians, Danes, Apulians, Iberians, Bretons, Greeks and Armenians'.
17.2), and the conspiratorial letters to the Allobroges that Cicero produced in the Senate in 63 B.C.
the imagination can hardly picture what it must have been in its heyday"; Vienne, "the metropolis of the Allobroges' the queen of the Roman empire in Gaul, the capital of two kingdoms of Burgundy, is but a second-rate town with badly built houses and dirty, crooked streets"; and Arles, "formerly one of the municipal cities of the great empire .