Tribunus laticlavius

In the Roman army of the late Republic and the Principate, the tribunus laticlavius ("broad-striped tribune") was one of the six military tribunes in a legion. The person who held the position was usually a young man belonging to a wealthy family or that was friends with the legatus. The position of tribunus laticlavius was the first step on the Cursus honorum.


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