- an ancient Germanic people who lived in central Europe.
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The Marcomanni drove the Boii out of their land, which they now inhabit.A Source Book for Mediaeval History
Oliver J. Thatcher
It is surrounded by bas-reliefs, representing the conquest of the Marcomanni.Walks in Rome
Augustus J.C. Hare
At the commencement of his reign he bought a peace of the Marcomanni that he might return to Rome.A Manual of Ancient History
A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
After this victory the Marcomanni, the Quadi, as well as the rest of the barbarians, sued for peace.
The chief of the Marcomanni, named Marbod, was a man of unusual capacity and energy.A History of Germany
Word Origin and History for marcomanni
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