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Eth. BRIGANTES (Βρίγαντες).


A people of Britain, the subjects of Cartismandua, reduced by Ostorius, occupants of the parts between the Humber and Tyne. (Tac. Ann. 12.32, Hist. 3.45, Agr. 17; Ptol. 2.3.16.)


Of Ireland, mentioned by Ptolemy (2.2.7) as the most south-eastern Hibernians: their probable locality being the county Kilkenny. [R.G.L]

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    • Tacitus, Annales, 12.32
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 2.2
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 2.3
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