Cunobelinus


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Cunobelinus

(kjuːˌnɒbəˈlaɪnəs)
n
(Biography) also called Cymbeline. died ?42 ad, British ruler of the Catuvellauni tribe (?10–?42); founder of Colchester (?10)
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If we take into account evidence like the distribution of coins, there is every indication that one of the main leaders of Catuvellaunian expansion was a son of the powerful king Cunobelinus, Caratacus.
cimentatosi in prima persona con una spedizione gravata anche da iniziali difficolta di viaggio (25), dopo aver riportato la vittoria nei pressi di Camulodunum, la roccaforte del re Cunobelinus, e sottomesso numerose tribu ottenendone ripetutamente il titolo di imperator, Claudio si affretto a fame giungere subito notizia a Roma tramite i generi Magno e Silano (Cass.
In the AD 30s Roman diplomacy could not contain the disorder which followed the death of a king who had presided over a mini-empire centred upon Colchester, namely King Cunobelinus.