According to Tac. Germ. 34,1 (a conjecture after Ptol. 2,11,9 = ‘the war-ready’) a German tribe, neighbours of the Chasuarii, Chamavi, Angrivarii and Langobardi, presumably situated east of the Weser on the middle Aller and middle Elbe and in the Südheide. Probably not politically autonomous .
1 G. Neumann et al., s.v. D., RGA 4, 431
2 Id., et al., s.v. D., RGA 6, 274-276.
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Dietz, Karlheinz (Würzburg),
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 30 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e324950>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510