Have there been two tribes called Brigante? I thought they were from north-east England / the Scottish borders.
>I note there is an old map of Ptolemy
>that has 'Brigantes' as a tribe in
>the southern coastal part of Ireland,
>and there is a place called Brigantium right on
>the top left corner of Spain in the part called Gallicia
>(land of the Gauls?) Is this just co-incidence?
>Maybe 'Brigantes' means 'faraway'? :-)