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The Galabrii (Ancient Greek: Γαλάβριοι) were a Romanized Thraco-Illyrian [1] tribe of Dardania alongside the Thunatae. [2] They held a region in what is now eastern Kosovo, southern Serbia and northern Macedonia, the towns of "Vendenae", between Ad Fines (Kuršumlija) and Viminacium (Kostolac), "Vicinianum" between Vendenae and Theranda , "Tranupara" between Astibus (Štip) and Scupi (Skopje) [3]

Strabo writes that they are a "people of the Dardaniatae, in whose land is an ancient city." [4]

The tribe has been connected to Calabria in southern Italy. [4]

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References

  1. Wilkes, J. J. The Illyrians, 1992, ISBN   0-631-19807-5, Page 85,"...the Dardanians were an Illyrian or a Thracian people..."
  2. Strabo,"To the Dardaniatae belong also the Galabrii, among whom is an ancient city, and the Thunatae"
  3. The classical gazetteer: a dictionary of ancient geography, sacred and profane by William Hazlitt, 1851.
  4. 1 2 Descriptive Ethnology: Europe, Africa, India