Brennus

Brennus (or Brennos) is the name of two Gaulish chieftains famous in ancient history: The recurrence of the name Brennus makes it possible that it was a title rather than a proper name. Some 19th century scholars connected the name with the modern Welsh word for `king`, brenin, though Brennus and brenin have since been proven to be unrelated (br.....
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Brennus

(lived 3rd century BC) Chieftain of the Celts of Galatia in Asia Minor. He led the Gauls on two expeditions into Macedonia and Thrace. During the second 279 BC the Gauls advanced on Delphi, but were beaten back by the...
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Brennus

(lived 4th century BC) Chieftain of the Celts of Gaul. According to the Roman historian Livy, in 390 BC Brennus led the Gallic tribes into Italy and, having practically annihilated a large Roman army, marched on Rome and...
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Brennus

[3rd century BC] Brennus (or Brennos) (died 279 BC) was one of the leaders of the army of Gallic invasion of the Balkans, defeated the assembled Greeks at Thermopylae, and is popularly reputed to have sacked and looted Delphi, although the ancient sources do not support this. In 280 BC a great army, comprising about 85,000 warriors, coming ...
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Brennus

Brennus was the name or title of several princes of the ancient Gauls, of whom the most famous was the leader of the Senones, who invaded uhe Roman territory about the year 390 BC. He conquered Etruria from Ravenna to Picenum, besieged Clusium, defeated the Romans near the Allia, sacked Rome, and besieged the capitol for six months, but ultimately ...
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Brennus

Brennus, d. 279 B.C., Gallic leader. He was in command of the band of Gauls (or Galatians) who invaded Greece in 279 B.C. At first halted at Thermopylae, he later turned and took the pass into Doris. He was wounded in an unsuccessful attack on Delphi and is supposed to have committed suicide on the ...
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Brennus

Brennus, fl. c.389 B.C., legendary Gallic leader. He occupied Rome but failed to take the Capitol from Manlius (Marcus Manlius Capitolinus). According to legend, when the tribute that the Romans had agreed to pay was being weighed, a Roman complained, whereupon Brennus threw his sword on the scale, ...
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Brennus

Celtic chieftain who, when another tribe had created chaos in Macedonia by killing its king, led his tribe on a plundering expedition through ...
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Brennus

chief of the Senones, who in 390 or 387 annihilated a Roman army, occupied and plundered Rome, and exacted a heavy ransom before withdrawing. He is ... [1 related articles]
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Brennus

Gallic chieftain who led an unsuccessful invasion of Greece in the autumn of 279. He advanced through Macedonia to Greece shortly after another ...
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Brennus

The Brennus was a French battleship of the Great War. She was 114.5 metres long, 20.4 metres wide and had a displacement of 11370 tons. Her steam engines provided 14000psi of power and a maximum speed of 17 knots and a range of 4000 nautical miles. She was armed with three 340 mm guns, ten 164 mm guns, fourteen 47 mm rapid fire guns, seventeen mach...
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