Castellum

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Reconstructed Limes watchtower, between Bad Nauheim and Pfaffenwiesbach, Germany.

A castellum[1] in Latin is usually:

It is the source of the English word "castle".

Ruins of the castellum divisorium in Nîmes, France, which distributed water from an aqueduct to individual water pipes.

References

  1. ^ Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary
  2. ^ C. Julius Caesar, Gallic War; 2,30


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