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Aeneatores
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[German version]

were the musicians of the Roman legions and were already documented in the Servian centuria regulation. They included the tubicines, cornicines and bucinatores, who transmitted the officers' orders in the camp, while marching and during battle. The word aeneatores appeared only once in the imperial period (CIL XIII 6503): in the 4th cent. AD they were mentioned in Amm. Marc. 16,12,36 and 24,4,22.

 Bucinatores;  Cornicines;  Tubicines

Bibliography

1 A. Baudot, Musiciens romains de l'Antiquité, 1973

2 R. Meucci, Riflessioni di archeolog…

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Le Bohec, Yann (Lyon), “Aeneatores”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e105780>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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