previous next
Allō^brox , ăgis, and plur. Allō^brŏ-ges , um, m. (
I.acc. sing. Allobroga, Juv. 7, 214), the Allobroges, in Ptol. Ἀλλόβρυγες, a warlike people in Gallia Narbonensis, on the east side of the Rhone, and to the north of l'Isère, now Savoy, Dép. de l'Isère, and a part of the Dép. de l'Ain, Caes. B. G. 1, 6 al.; Cic. Div. 1, 12, 21; Liv. 21, 31; Flor. 3, 2; cf. Mann. Gall. 57 and 91.—The sing. is found only in the poets, Hor. Epod. 16, 6: “qui totiens Ciceronem Allobroga (i. e. barbare loquentem) dixit,Juv. 7, 214.—Hence, deriv. adj.: Allō^brŏgĭcus , a, um, Allobrogian: “vinum,Cels. 4, 5: “vitis,Plin. 14, 2, 4, § 3 al.—Hence, a surname of Q. Fabius Maximus, as conqueror of the Allobroges, Vell. 2, 10.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: