, Strab. vii. p.315
), a people of Illyricum, who lived on the banks of the Naro. (Strab. l.c.
) They were allied with the Romans (comp. Liv. 45.26
), and a quarrel between them and the Dalmatians gave a colourable pretext to the republic for its invasion of Dalmatia in B.C. 156. (Plb. 32.24
.) Pliny (3.26
) describes their territory as being parcelled out into seventeen small divisions, which he calls “decuriae.” They must have possessed some importance, as a coin has been found with the epigraph of this people, of the same workmanship and type as those of Gentius, king of Illyricum. (Eckhel, vol. i. p. 155; Rasche, vol. ii. pt. 1. p. 51.)