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Legatus

The officer commanding a legion

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Primi ordines

The first rank of five senior centurions

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Optio

Deputy

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Signifer

Standard-bearer

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Tesserarius

One who organized the guards and distributed the passwords

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Vitis

A cane with which the soldiers were beaten with

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Primi pilus

Most senior centurion

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Praefectus castrorum

Commander of the camp

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Tribunus laticlavius

Senior tribune with a broad stripe

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Tribuni angusticlavii

Tribunes with the narrow stripe

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Equites

Low social class

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Principia

Headquarters

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Praetorium

Living quarters of the commanding officer

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Valetudinarium

Hospital

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Via praetoria

Street that ran from the main gate to the front entrance of the headquarters

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Via principalis

Street that extended across the whole width of the fortress

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Via quintana

Street that passed behind the headquarters and extended across the width of the fortress

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Vallum

Ditch that the fortress was surrounded by

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Basilica

Great hall

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Sacellum

Chapel

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Aquila

Image of eagle

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Aquilifer

Eagle-bearer

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Domus Urbana

Italian style house

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Contubernium

Eight man section of the barracks

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Vici

Settlements