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]

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s