Celegeri

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Celegeri were a Celtic[1] tribe, together with the Dindari a branch of the Scordisci that migrated to Illyria after the Gallic invasion of the Balkans in 279 BC. They inhabited Moesia Superior[2] (modern Central Serbia), and are registered by Pliny as living between the Dardanoi and the Triballi. They appear in north-westernmost Thrace in the 1st century BC.[3] They were replaced by the Romanized Thracio-Celtic Tricornenses.[4]

The Municipium Celegerorum is present Ivanjica, Serbia.

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References

  1. ^ J. J. Wilkes, The Illyrians, 1992, ISBN 0-631-19807-5, p. 217.
  2. ^ Dise, R.L. (1991). Cultural change and imperial administration: the middle Danube provinces of the Roman Empire. P. Lang. ISBN 9780820414652. Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  3. ^ Theodossiev, N. (2000). North-western Thrace from the fifth to first centuries BC. Archaeopress. ISBN 9781841710600. Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  4. ^ Bowman, A.K.; Champlin, E.; Lintott, A. (1996). The Cambridge Ancient History. 10. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521264303. Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
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