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Brennus (ca. 391 BC) Chief of the Celtic Gauls
- Vae Victis!
- Latin: Woe to the Defeated
- See Livy v. 33-49; Plutarch, Camillus, 17, 22, 28; Polybius i. 6, ii. 18; Dion. Halic. xiii. 7
- Variant translation: Down with the defeated!
- His cry on capturing Rome (390 BC), as quoted in Livy Aburbe condita, bk. 5, ch. 48, section 9 (reference taken from 1997's Chambers Dictionary of Quotations, p. 187).