The Roman Army A to Z: stimulus

stimulus (m. pl. stimuli)

Literally, ‘goad’. Obstacle formed from a stake sunk into the ground with a projecting iron spike. Caes., BG 7.73; 82. [Goldsworthy 2003]

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