Priarius ( - 378) was a king of the Lentienses, a sub-tribe of the Alemanni, in the 4th century. He is mentioned by Ammianus Marcellinus. In 378, Priarius fought the Western Roman Empire at Battle of Argentovaria, near Neuf-Brisach, France, in which he was defeated and killed.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hussey, Joan Mervyn (1957). The Cambridge Medieval History. CUP Archive. pp. 252–253. Retrieved 21 August 2018.

Further readingEdit

  • Dieter Geuenich: Geschichte der Alemannen. Kohlhammer Verlag, Stuttgart 2005, 2. revised edition., ISBN 3-17-018227-7, pp. 31, 63, 162, 171 (German)
  • Dieter Geuenich: Lentienses. In: Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde (RGA). 2. edition, volume 18, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin / New York 2001, ISBN 3-11-016950-9, pp. 266–267 (German)
  • Moritz Schönfeld: Lentienses. In: Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (RE). Band XII,2, Stuttgart 1925, Sp. 1944 (German)