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Briccius de Buda – A 15th century scientist, also rector of Prague University in 1415. – B: 0861, T: 7675.

Brigetium – A town in the Province Pannonia Superior of the Roman Empire, now Szőny-Komárom, on the right bank of the Danube in Transdanubia (Dunántúl), Hungary, the ruins of which were excavated. The town was founded in the 1st century B.C. by the Roman legions that had conquered the region from the Illyrian Azalus tribe. The town’s name derived from the Celtic Briga, meaning fortress or stronghold, indicating its strategic importance. The Roman First Legion, Audiutrix, was stationed there from the beginning of the Roman rule until its end in the 4th century A.D., when the town was surrendered to the Barbarians invading across from the left bank of the Danube. The military camp was surrounded by a settlement of craftsmen and their families. Roman Emperor Flavio Valentiniano I (364-375) died in Brigetium in the presence of the Quadi ambassadors, who came to sue for peace following his campaign against the Quadi and Sarmatian tribes in 375. – B: 1418, 7617, T: 7103.→Aquincum; Gorsium; Savaria; Strigonium; Pannonia.

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