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GENAUNI

Eth. GENAUNI (Hor.; Eth. Γεναῦνοι, Strab.) or GENAUNES (Plin.), a fierce and warlike tribe (implacidum genus) of Rhaetia, subdued by Tiberius and Drusus in the reign of Augustus. They lay between the lakes Magqgiore and Como in the modern Valle di Non. (Hor. 4.14. 10; Strab. iv. p.206; Plin. Nat. 3.20. s. 24.) It has been conjectured that, instead of Βενλαῦνοι in Ptolemy (2.13.1), we ought to read Γεναῦνοι; and in Florus (4.12), instead of “Breunos, Senones,” we ought to read “Breunos, Genaunos.” (Forbiger, Geographic, vol. iii. p. 444.)

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