Browsing named entities in Titus Livius (Livy), Ab Urbe Condita, books 38-39 (ed. Evan T. Sage, Ph.D.).
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The Gauls,Livy here digresses to describe the migration of the Gauls to Asia Minor in 278 B.C. a vast horde of men, whether moved by shortage of land or hope of plunder, feeling assured that no people through which they would pass was their match in war, under the leadership of Brennus came into the country of the Dardanians.Livy omits to mention the visit to Greece and the attack on Delphi (xlviii. 2 below; XL. lviii. 3). There strife broke out among them; about twenty thousand men, with Lonorius and Lutarius as their chiefs, seceded from Brennus and turned aside into Thrace. There, when they had penetrated as far as Byzantium, contending against those who resisted and imposing tribute upon those who sought peace, they occupied for a considerable time the coast of the Propontis, holding as tributaries the cities of the district. Then the desire of crossing into Asia seized them, as they heard from their neighbours how rich was this land; and having takenB.C. 18