b. 17 BCE; d. 19 CE. Original name not known; latinized name Arminius; in modern Germany often referenced as Hermann. A chief of the Germanic tribe of the Cherusci; won battle of Teutoburg Forest in 9 CE against three Roman legions (XVII, XVIII, and XIX) under Publius Quinctilius Varus.
Excerpt from the Cary translation provided by LacusCurtius describing the defeat of Varus' legions.
Short biography of the military leader. From the 11th edition (1911).
A short biography.
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