A Cheruscan chieftain, the opponent of Arminius. He warned the Roman general, Varus, of the
movements of Arminius, but the warning was disregarded. (See Arminius
.) In B.C. 14,
Segestes was forced by his followers into a war with the Romans, but afterwards made peace
with them and was allowed to live at Narbonne for the rest of his life (Tac. Ann. i. 55
-59; Flor. iv.