The Roman Army A to Z: lam(i)na

lam(i)na (f. pl. lam(i)nae)

A plate or sheet; 1. a belt plate (Pliny, NH 33.58); 2. a plate in armour (Tac., Hist. 1.79); l. levisata: a light plate, possibly from armour (ChLA 10.409.1.10). [Bishop and Coulston 2006]

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