The Cimbri were the first in the long line of the Teutonic invaders of Italy.
Not far from thence is another bay, Lagnus, which borders on the Cimbri.
But there is good reason to think, that the Cimbri were of the Brito-Gallic race and tongue.
The Ambrones were a tribe of the Helvetii, and more than once joined with the Cimbri.
That the Cimbri were the Eastern members of the confederation seems certain.
The Cimbri divided from the rest and poured into Spain, which they ravaged.
Two cohorts of Camertes fought with distinction under Marius against the Cimbri.
Such are the notices bearing upon the ethnography of the Cimbri.
Justin speaks of embassies between Mithridates and the Cimbri.
Gaul they knew well, and Germany sufficiently—yet no where did they find Cimbri.