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Roman soldiers who were discharged from military duty (Val. Max. vi. 1, 10; Ovid, Trist. iv. 8, 21), having served the full time required by law—viz., twenty years for the legionaries and sixteen for the praetorians (Tac. Ann. i. 78; Dio. Cass. lv. 23).

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    • Tacitus, Annales, 1.78
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