Origin of the name AMBIORIX.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name AMBIORIX.
name meaning, "king of the Ambiani." A contraction of Ambi(ani)-o-rix. (Celtic
Inscriptions on Gaulish & British Coins, Poste, 1861)
RISINGS OF THE GAULS—As the Roman garrisons are widely scattered, the
opportunity is seized for a sudden rising in the north, under Ambiorix
(24-26). The camp of Sabinus is attacked, and imprudently
forsaken; the force is attacked on the retreat, and both its commanders,
Sabinus and Cotta, are slain (27-38). Ambiorix next, aided by the
Nervii, attacks the camp of Quintus Cicero;... (Caesar's
Gallic War, Allen-Judson, 1886).