Ariovistus



flourished c71–58 b.c, Germanic leader of the Suevi.
Historical Examples

Ariovistus sent thither about 16,000 of his light troops and all his cavalry, to intimidate the Romans and impede the works.
History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

Few of the barbarians escaped, but among these was Ariovistus.
History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD Robert F. Pennell

He commissioned them to learn what Ariovistus had to say, and to report to him.
Library of the World’s Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7 Various

Ariovistus all this time kept his army in camp, but engaged daily in cavalry skirmishes.
Library of the World’s Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7 Various

He proposed to Ariovistus an interview “at which they aright treat in common of affairs of importance for both.”
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

Ariovistus, with fifteen thousand warriors at his back, was not slow in responding to the appeal.
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

Ariovistus himself found a small boat, in which, with one or two followers, he succeeded in getting across the stream.
History of Julius Caesar Jacob Abbott

The next day but one Ariovistus proposed a renewal; but Caesar refused, having decided to bring the quarrel to an issue.
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

He had defeated the Helvetians and driven Ariovistus out of the country.
The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope

Several days in succession he led out his legions from their camp, and offered battle; but Ariovistus remained within his lines.
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

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