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Berber tribe in Mauretania Caesariensis. According to Plin HN 5,21, the river (flumen) Usar (modern Oued Isser?) separated the gens of the N. from the gens of the Macurebi. In Tab. Peut. 2,2-4, the N. are placed to the south of the Mons Ferratus, the Djurdjura mountain range (Kabylei). They probably belonged to the confederacy of the Quinquegentiani.


J. Desanges, Catalogue des tribus africaines ..., 1962, 65f. 

F. Windberg, s.v. Nabades, RE 16, 1449f.

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Nababes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 01 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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