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The Structure and Phases of the Castra Praetoria in Rome by Elysha
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The following is a discussion on the structure and phases of the Castra Praetoria, the barracks of the Praetorian Guard, built in AD 21 to 23 under the auspices of Tiberius Caesar’s praetorian prefect, Lucius Aelius Sejanus, to concentrate the nine Praetorians cohorts together with three Urban Cohorts at one location within close proximity to Rome’s centre, as related by Cassius Dio.

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Elyse DeBarre

Hi, I'm an archaeologist and medical student with a Master's in Classical Archaeology focussing on Roman archaeology. I'm publishing a few nonfictional archaeological and ancient historical articles and books, mostly related to ancient Rome, and I'm also writing a few historical novels concurrently: most of these take place in the Roman Empire and Republic but one of them takes place in ancient Greece and Persia during the events leading up to the Persian war you are probably familiar with from the movie, 300. I like many things, including music composing, international travel, hiking, long-distance cycling and dancing. I'm Australian, living in Europe.

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