Historical Figure
Nationality: Cherusci
Date of Birth: 1st C. BCE
Date of Death: 1st C. CE
Cause of Death: Unknown
Religion: Polytheism
Occupation: Chieftain, Warrior
Spouse: Unknown
Children: Flavus, Arminius
Fictional Appearances:
Give Me Back My Legions!
Set in OTL
Type of Appearance: Direct
Spouse: Veleda

Segimer, Segimerus or Sigimerus was a chieftain of the Cherusci and the father of Flavus and Arminius.

Segimerus was at first an ally of the Roman Empire. Both of his sons entered the Roman military. According to Dio Cassius, Segimerus was the second-in-command of Arminius during the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. Segimerus, unlike his brother Inguiomer, is not mentioned in the Annals of Tacitus as having participated in the campaigns of Germanicus against Arminius.

Sigimerus in Give Me Back My Legions![]

Sigimerus[1] supported the efforts of his son Arminius to free Germany from Roman domination.


  1. The spelling Harry Turtledove uses.