Battle of the Lupia River
The Battle of the Lupia River was fought in 11 BCE between a Roman force led by Nero Claudius Drusus and the Sicambri. The Lupia River, now Lippe, flows westwards through the Ruhr Valley in North Rhine-Westphalia. Drusus defeated the Sicambri, and some of the defeated were moved to west of the Rhine River.
|Battle of the Lupia River|
|Part of the Early Imperial campaigns in Germania|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Nero Claudius Drusus||unknown|
|Casualties and losses|
Drusus began the construction of several strongholds to secure the area between the Lippe and the Rhine.
- Cassius Dio, Roman History LIV.33
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