Vitellius surrenders in Campania. Mucianus arrives
II. THE REBELLION ON THE RHINE
of Civilis and Batavians, at first ostensibly in support
Revolt supported by Canninefates, Frisii, Marsaci, Cugerni.
routs Gallic auxiliaries and captures the Rhine flotilla
in ‘The Island’.
Lupercus advances from Vetera with remnant of Legs.
Alaudae and XV Primigenia, supported by Ubian, Treviran, and
Civilis drives him back into Vetera.
eight Batavian cohorts at Mainz march off to join Civilis,
and defeat Leg. I Germanica at Bonn.
Bructeri and Tencteri join revolt.
Civilis blockades Vetera.
advances to relieve Vetera with detachments of Legs.
Macedonica, XXII Primigenia, and I Germanica.
encamps at Gelduba. Flaccus makes head-quarters
Civilis’ assault on Vetera repulsed.
Vocula with difficulty repulses attack on Gelduba.
Relief of Vetera. Vocula then retires to Novaesium.
Civilis takes Gelduba and wins skirmish outside Novaesium.
Mutiny in Novaesium. Flaccus murdered.
Civilis renews blockade of Vetera.
Chatti, Mattiaci, and Usipi threaten Mainz.
Vocula relieves Mainz and winters there.
of Gallic tribes, Ubii, Tungri, Treviri, Lingones,
by Classicus, Tutor, and Sabinus.
advances to save Vetera, but is driven back to Novaesium
by mutiny of Gallic auxiliaries, and there murdered.
His army swears allegiance to ‘Empire of Gaul’.
Tutor takes Cologne and Mainz.
Vetera surrenders to Classicus. Garrison massacred.
The Baetasii, Nervii, and Tungri join revolt.
Mucianus and Domitian start from Rome with reinforcements.
with Legs. XXI Rapax and II Adjutrix, is to operate
Gallus, with Legs. VII Claudia, VIII Augusta,
is to operate on Upper Rhine.
The Sequani, still loyal, defeat Sabinus and Lingones.
Remi, also loyal, summon a Gallic Council, which votes
peace, but the Treviri and Lingones hold out under Classicus,
Tutor, and Valentinus.