The Roman Army A to Z: coniunx

coniunx (f. pl. coniuges)

1. A wife, so in a legal union with a veteran soldier (RIB 363; CIL VI, 3585); 2. a concubine or common-law wife, cohabiting with a soldier (RIB 620; 2115). See also conubium [Phang 2001]

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