Alps - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
This is part of the index of names on the attalus website. The names occur either in lists of events (arranged by year, from the 4th to the 1st century B.C.) or in translations of sources. There are many other sources available in translation online - for a fuller but less precise search, Search Ancient Texts.
On each line there is a link to the page where the name can be found.
- mountains to the north of Italy
→ Wikipedia entry
+ Alpine , Alpini
suffect consuls, Veturius and Lutatius, advance as far as the Alps.
Hannibal leads his army up into the Alps.
Hannibal descends from the Alps.
band of Gauls crosses the Alps and settles near Aquileia.
Carthage and Masinissa, from Alpine states complaining about C.Cassiu
Q.Marcius defeats the Styni, an Alpine tribe.
The Teutones march towards the Alps.
Catulus retreats from the Alps as the Cimbri advance.
Pompeius crosses the Alps.
nds both consuls to face Spartacus, who is heading towards the Alps.
Ser.Galba is driven out of the Alps by the Veragri.
The triumph of L.Antonius, from the Alps.
and wide over the icy Alps; a witness too in the poor
the foot of the Alps, facing the north wind; and beneat
which are now called the Alps, (they are mountains in Gaul
is a lake near the Alps, many stades in circumference, round
forbid the races beyond the Alps to plant the olive or
and you deep-valleyed Alps that look down on the nearby
ed. Under the high Alps the shock-headed robbers, when the
ibe in Campania Carni An Alpine tribe, on the north-east
etween the Rhone and the Alps Sassinates Inhabitants of
M.f. M.n., consul, & from the Alps, [k.Jan.] (1st January
the state, the Maritime Alps, Cottian, Raetian, and Noric
uls from Italy; when the Alps had been crossed, he battled
made through the Julian Alps; when all the Alpini had bee
conquered heights of the Alps, and places uninhabitable
When he came to the Alps separating Italy from Gaul, which
Gauls, who had crossed the Alps into Italy, were driven away
on fire. After crossing the Alps, the Cimbri and Teutones cruelly
Thurii. The Cimbri crossed the Alps after Spain had been devastated,
over the snows of the Alps with forces intact and swept
of Vitellius, one in the Alps, another near Placentia, and the
made their way through the Alps, Raetia, and the whole of
the narrow slopes of the Alps and the passes which had
late from the foe their Alpine hiding-places, and won ren
witness the Rhine and Alpine valleys and Isargus, whose
ice of the snowy Celtic Alps or the iron-bearing soil of
as well close to the Alps. These are gems which are
considerable town in the Alps, and his friends said, they
rived at the foot of the Alps, and found the mountains occ
they live around the Italian Alps.  [277.K] & Strab
hroat of Italy, from the Alps into Spain; & and over thos
ian forces [withdrew] into the Alps. The Terentuni were
the other side of the Alps some of the slave girls, who
barricades and fortresses of the Alps and of Mount Taurus; and
a new passage through the Alps, laying at the king's feet
one breath; for passing the Alps and the Rhine, he rode
← Search for another name
This page © Andrew Smith, 2021 :
Attalus' home page