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PELE´NDONES

Eth. PELE´NDONES (Πελένδονες, Ptol. 2.6.54), a Celtiberian people in Hispania Tarraconensis, between the sources of the Durius and Iberus, and situated to the E. of the Arevaci. Under the Romans they were in the jurisdiction of Clunia. They consisted of four tribes, and one of their towns was Numantia. We find also among their cities, Visontium, Olibia, Varia, &c. (Plin. Nat. 3.3. s. 4, 4.20. s. 34.)

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