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The Brisigavi or Brisgavi were a Germanic tribe dwelling in the southern region of the Black Forest, in south Germany, during the 5th century AD.

Name

They are mentioned as Brisigaui (seniores and iuniores) on the Notitia Dignitatum (5th c. AD).[1][2]

The meaning of the name is obscure. It may be a hybrid, with a Celtic first element, of uncertain meaning (brisi(o)-), and a Germanic second element (-gawi), meaning 'region, land'. Ashwin E. Gohil has proposed to translate the name as 'place of the leftovers of pressed grapes’.[2]

Today the southern region of the Black Forest is named Breisgau.[3]

Geography

The Brisigavi lived in the southern part of the Black Forest (Abnob(ai)a Ore). Their territory was located east of Leuci, south of the Alamani, west of the Vindelici, north of the Raurici.[4]

History

The Roman historian Ammianus Marcellinus wrote in 354 that Vadomarius was the chieftain of the Brisgavi, and that he was murdered in the year 368 by his own people, influenced by the Romans.

See also

References

  1. ^ Notitia Dignitatum oc 5:52, 53, 201, 202; 7:25, 128.
  2. ^ a b Falileyev 2010, s.v. Brisigavi.
  3. ^ Jungandreas 1978.
  4. ^ Talbert 2000, Map 11: Sequana-Rhenus, Map 12: Mogontiacum-Reginum-Lauriacum, Map 18: Augustonemetum-Vindonissa.

Bibliography

  • Falileyev, Alexander (2010). Dictionary of Continental Celtic Place-names: A Celtic Companion to the Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. CMCS. ISBN 978-0955718236.
  • Jungandreas, Wolfgang (1978). "Breisgau". In Beck, Heinrich (ed.). Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde. 3 (2 ed.). De Gruyter. ISBN 978-1314391893.
  • Talbert, Richard J. A. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0691031699.
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