CHERUSCI , an
See also:ancient German tribe occupying the
See also:basin of the Weser to the
See also:north of the
See also:Chatti . Together with the other tribes of western Germany they submitted to the Romans in 11—9 B.C., but in A.D . 9 Arminius, one of their princes,
See also:rose in revolt, and defeated and slew the
See also:Roman general Quintilius
See also:Varna with his whole army . Germanicus Caesar made several unsuccessful attempts to bring them into subjection again . By the end of the 1st century the
See also:prestige of the Cherusci had declined through unsuccessful warfare with the Chatti . Their territory was eventually occupied by the
See also:Saxons . Tacitus,
See also:Annals, i . 2, II, 12, 13; Germania, 36;
See also:Strabo, p . 291 f.; E .
See also:Devrient, in Neue Jahrb. f. d. klass . Alter . (1900), p .
PIERRE ADOLPHE CHERUEL (1809-1891)
WILLIAM CHESELDEN (1688-1752)
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