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1 The laticlave tunic. See B. viii. c. 73, and B. ix. c. 63.
3 See the list of writers at the end of B. ix.
4 "Equus militaris."
5 See B. xxix. c. 8. The "Decuriæ" of "judices," or "judges," were so called, probably, from ten (decem) having been originally chosen from each tribe. As to the Decuriæ of the judices, see Smith's Diet. Antiq. pp. 531–2. The account given by Pliny is confused in the extreme.
6 "Turmæ." Squadrons of thirty "equites" or horsemen; ten of which squadrons were attached to each legion.
7 Before the time of Augustus, there were but three decuries.
8 A law introduced by Aurelius Cotta, B.C. 70, enacted that the Judices should be chosen from the three classes—of Senators, Equites, and Tribuni æarii, or Tribunes of the treasury, these last being taken from the body of the people, and being persons possessed of some property.
9 Members selected by lot.
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