a Belgic people, who were said to be able to muster 10,000 armed men, in B.C. 57, the year of Caesar's Belgic campaign. They submitted to Caesar. (B. G.
2.4, 15.) Their country lay in the valley of the Samara (Somme
); and their chief town Samarobriva, afterwards called Ambiani and Civitas Ambianensium, is supposed to be represented by Amiens.
They were among the people who took part in the great insurrection against the Romans, which is described in the seventh book of the Gallic war. (B. G.