Insubres


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Insubres

 

a Celtic tribe that settled in northern Italy in the Po River Valley around the sixth century B.C. (according to other sources, the fourth century B.C.). Subjugated by the Romans in 222 B.C., and again in 194 B.C., they were quickly romanized.

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Furio Purpureo en Galia Cisalpina, quien no cumplio la cadena de mando y emprendio el ataque contra la coalicion formada por insubres, boyos, cenomanos, celaiates y cerdiciates.
Furio centro su ofensiva contra la coalicion de insubres, cenomanos, boyos y ligures, que habian atacado Placentia y Cremona con la ayuda de Amilcar, desobedeciendo asi la orden directa del consul C.
Augustini, abbatissa Brunatensi Comi apud Insubres, Vita II, cap.
This is accompanies by an authorial comment -- in the year of the Columbian landfall in the Americas -- on the pervasive influence of Lust for Dominion ("regnandi caeca Cupido"): "Hec Diva extremas Europe ferture ad oras / Ac Indos petit, et Garamantes sole perustos / Ambit et Hispani sedes; haec Sauromatrasque / Non haec Germanos, non praetermittit et urbes / Chaoniae, Insubres, Athesim, Venetosque porentes / Et totum Italiae tractum, Danaosque penates, / Gallica regna simul Rhodanus, qua fertur in aequor" (199-205, fols.
Two scenes are particularly indicative of the designer's outlook: near Milan, Claudius Marcellus overcame the Celtic tribe of Insubres at Clastidium; years later, after two resounding victories (absent from the Galleria maps), Marcellus perished in a Lucanian skirmish while reconnoitering Hannibal's forces.
58) The event is even more minor than the victory of Marcellus over the Insubres.
Everyone presumably knew about Cannae and Attila, but the vignettes include many obscure incidents, such as Marcellus overcoming the Insubres, the Battle of San Ruffillo, and St.