Scholae (Σχολαί) is a Latin word, literally meaning `schools` (from the singular schola, school or group) that was used in the late Roman Empire to signify a unit of Imperial Guards. The unit survived in the Byzantine Empire until the 12th century. Michel Rouche succinctly traced the word`s development, especially in the West: `The term ...
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officer's clubs Hyginus places the scholae in the praetentura or forward part of the camp, alongside the tents of the military tribunes and legionary legates. Evidence has been recovered from the legionary fortress at Lambaesis, which suggests that rooms opening out into either end of the cross-hall of the principia were used as scholae by the offi...
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