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Ballista
A weapon that was used to fire metal arrows up to 500 yards at a speed of 115mph
Barbarian
A Greek word used by the Romans to describe any foreign tribe who had not been Romanised
Basilicas
In the town centres, these were halls where meetings were held. They were found next to the Forum
Britannia
The Roman name for Britain
Bulla
A charm worn by young Roman boys
Burgus
A small enclosure that was heavily defended

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