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A scout or spy, of whom a special division was attached to each legion in the Roman army ( Hist. i. 25). Under the Empire the speculatores were a body-guard or corps of adjutants attached to the person of the emperor ( Hist. ii. 73; Sueton. Calig. 44).

Roman Mirror. (Caylus,
Recueil d'Antiq.
v. pl. 62.)

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