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Aerarium militare
(577 words)

[German version]

Since the Roman senate in the Republican Period was unwilling to support the soldiers after they left the army with provisions of land or money (praemia), certain commanders took care of it on their own account. This contributed to the development of armies that owed personal allegiance to an individual leader and helped to undermine political stability, beginning with the dictatorship of Cornelius [I 90] Sulla. When the younger Augustus (C. Octavius) established himself against his adversaries in the civ…

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Campbell, J. Brian (Belfast), “Aerarium militare”, 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 13 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12218890>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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