b. 17 BCE; d. 19 CE. Original name not known; latinized name Arminius; in modern Germany often referenced as Hermann. A chief of the Germanic tribe of the Cherusci; won battle of Teutoburg Forest in 9 CE against three Roman legions (XVII, XVIII, and XIX) under Publius Quinctilius Varus.

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Cassius Dio Roman History: Book LVI
Excerpt from the Cary translation provided by LacusCurtius describing the defeat of Varus' legions.
Encyclopædia Britannica: Arminius
Short biography of the military leader. From the 11th edition (1911).
Wikipedia: Arminius
A short biography.
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