contubernium

A tent-section of 8 soldiers was the smallest unit into which a legionary force was divided, comprising 8 soldiers, all of whom shared a papilio on campaign, or a contubernia in garrison. These men would eat, sleep, drill and march together, fight the enemy side by side, go on duty at the same time, share their ablutions, and also spend much of the…...

Contubernium

The contubernium was the smallest organized unit of soldiers in the Roman Army and was composed of eight legionaries, the equivalent of a modern squad. The men within the contubernium were known as contubernales. Ten contubernia were grouped into a centuria. Soldiers of a contubernium shared a tent, and could be rewarded or punished together as a ...
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contubernium

¹ eight man tent-section The smallest unit into which a legionary force was divided, comprising eight soldiers, all of whom shared a papilio on campaign, or a contubernia in garrison. These men would eat, sleep, drill and march together, fight the enemy side by side, go on duty at the same time, share their ablutions, and also spend much of thei...
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Contubernium

As among the Romans, slaves had no civil state, their marriages, although valid according to natural law, when contracted with the consent of their masters, and when there was no legal bar to them, yet were without civil effects; they having none except what arose from natural law; a marriage of this kind was called contubernium. It was so called w...
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Contubernium

Tentparty. group of soldiers sharing a tent.
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