Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive. — Nietzsche

Viriathus

180–139 BC
Civilization: Hispanic — Celt-Iberia
   Field of Renown:  chieftain — Lusitanian
Era:  Visigoth

Lusitanian chief who resisted Rome during conquest of Hispania. Won many battles and incited rebellions.

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Early History of Spain  in  The Romance of Spanish History  by  John S.C. Abbott
Beyond the Pyrenees  in  Helmet and Spear  by  Alfred J. Church