Tacitus (Tac. Hist. 4.66
) mentions the Sunici in the history of the war with Civilis. Civilis having made an alliance with the Agrippinenses (Cöln
) resolved to try to gain over the nearest people to Cöln,
and he first secured the Sunici. Claudius Labeo opposed him with a force hastily raised among the Betasii, Tungri and Nervii, and he was confident in his position by having possession of the bridge over the Mosa. [PONS MOSAE
]. No certain conclusion as to the position of the Sunici can be derived from this; but perhaps they were between Cöln
and the Maas.
) mentions the Sunici between the Tungri and the Frisiabones.