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Glossary of Roman terms and phrases - 'H'

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Hasta
A lance
Hastaii
These were the best of the best of the legion and stood on the front line in battles
Hastatus posterior
The deputy to a Hastatus prior
Hastatus prior
A high ranking officer witihin a manipuli
Hiberna
'Under canvas' The name of the soldier's winter quarters
Honestiores
A social, then later legal standing in society. A man born to an influential family
Hoplomachi
Heavily armed gladiators who wore ocrea on both legs and mail or leather cuirasses
Hypocaust
The famous Roman underfloor heating system


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