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  • noun Plural form of Cimbrian.

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  • The geographer of Ravenna, less fabulous, assigns the first habitation of the horde of Franks among the Cimbrians, beyond the

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  • The first of these northern nations that invaded the empire after the Cimbrians, who were conquered by Caius Marius, was the

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  • This method was observed by Hannibal at Cannae and by Marius against the Cimbrians.

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  • That the Brittons were in Italie and Greece with the Cimbrians and Gaules, before the incarnation of Christ.

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  • But when they [Cimbrians] came into Italy and they [Romans] were able to put all their forces together, they destroyed them

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  • On the selfsame day the Romans lost their army under Caepio by the Cimbrians, and in a subsequent year, under the conduct of Lucullus, overcame the Armenians and Tigranes.

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  • Gaul which was included in the Roman province, as the Cimbrians and

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  • The Cimbrians routed a Roman army in Germany; nor did the Romans have a remedy.

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  • Some officers advised Lucullus, just as he was going to cross the river, to lie still, that day being one of the unfortunate ones which they call black days, for on it the army under Caepio, engaging with the Cimbrians, was destroyed.

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  • The third was when the Teutons and Cimbrians came into Italy, who having overcome several Roman armies, were defeated by Marius.

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