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Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb
Book III Chapter 41: Revolt of the Gauls (Cont.)[AD 21]
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Scarcely a single community was untouched by the germs of this commotion. First however in actual revolt were the Andecavi, and Turoni. Of these the former were put down by an officer, Acilius Aviola, who had summoned a cohort which was on garrison duty at Lugdunum. The Turoni were quelled by some legionary troops sent by Visellius Varro who commanded in Lower Germany, and led by the same Aviola and some Gallic chieftains chieftains brought aid, in order that they might disguise their disaffection and exhibit it at a better opportunity. Sacrovir too was conspicuous, with head uncovered, cheering on his men to fight for Rome, to display, as he said, his valour. But the prisoners asserted that he sought recognition that he might not be a mark for missiles. Tiberius when consulted on the matter disdained the information, and fostered the war by his irresolution.
Event: Revolt of the Gauls of 21 AD