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ancient Roman settlement north of Massilia (now the city of Aix-en-Provence near Marseille). Here during the summer of 102 B.C. a Roman army under the command of Marius, consisting of approximately 30,000–40,000 men, utterly defeated the Teutons, despite the latter’s numerical superiority. This action rebuffed the first wave of the barbarian invasion.