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Amantini (Ancient Greek : Ἄμαντες; Latin : Amantinii) was the name of a Pannonian [1] Illyrian tribe. [2] [3] They greatly resisted the Romans but were sold as slaves after their defeat. [4] The Amantini were close to Sirmium, [5] and are generally located between the rivers Drava and Sava. [6]

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References

  1. Dalmatia Tome 2 of History of the provinces of the Roman Empire by J. J. Wilkes, 1969, page 534
  2. Wilkes 1992, p. 218: "Except for the Latobici and Varciani, whose names are Celtic, the civitates of Colapiani, Jasi, Breuci, Amantini and Scordisci were Illyrian."
  3. Mesihović & Šačić 2015, p. 207.
  4. Wilkes 1992, p. 207: "The war was a savage affair and the main resistance to the Romans came from the Breuci and Amantini in the Sava valley. The young males were rounded up and sold as slaves in Italy, a quite exceptional action..."
  5. Wilkes 1992, p. 81: "...the Breuci with Scilus Bato, Blaedarus, Dasmenus, Dasius, Surco, Sassaius, Liccaius and Lensus, and the Amantini and Scordisci around Sirmium with Terco and Precio, Dases and Dasmenus..."
  6. Šašel Kos 2005, p. 456.

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