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18 BCE - 19 CE: Life of Cherusci noble Arminius.
15 BCE - 19 CE: Life of Roman general Germanicus.
6 CE: Publius Quinctilius Varus is made governor of Germania.
9 CE: The Rhine River is established as the boundary between the Latin and German speaking worlds, following the defeat of the Roman army, under the command of Varus, at the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest.
15 CE: Germanicus leads 12,000 men across the Rhine to attack the Chatti.
17 CE: Roman emperor Tiberius grants Germanicus a Triumph for his military victories across the Rhine.