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Glossary of military terms - Q

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Quadrata

Rectangular shield.

Quadrieris

Warship with four rowers on two levels.

Quadriga falcata

Scythed chariot.

Quaestionarius

Interrogator. torturer.

Quaestor

A - state official with financial responsibilities.
B - soldier of financial administrative department.

Quarta militia

Fourth equestrian military post involving command of an ala milliaria .

Qui ordines sequentu

'The ones who follow the centurions'. the NCO's.

'Quincunx'

Modern term for the chequerboard manipular battle order resembling the five dots on dice. note that this was NOT a term used by the ancient Romans for this type of battle deployment.

Quingenaria

Five hundred strong.

Quinquatria

Religious festival that opened campaigning season.

Quinqueremis

'Fiver'. quinquereme. ship with five rowers on either two or three levels.

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