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Cohors I Cretum sagittaria

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Cohors I Cretum quingenaria peditata sagittaria
Roman infantry helmet (late 1st century)
CountryRoman Empire
TypeRoman auxiliary cohort
Size480 men (480 infantry)

Cohors [prima] Cretum [quingenaria peditata] sagittaria ("[1st infantry 500 strong] archer cohort of Cretans") was a Roman auxiliary archers regiment. The cohort was stationed in Dacia at castra Drobeta.


  • Academia Română: Istoria Românilor, Vol. 2, Daco-romani, romanici, alogeni, 2nd. Ed., București, 2010, ISBN 978-973-45-0610-1
  • Cristian M. Vlădescu: Fortificațiile romane din Dacia Inferior, Craiova, 1986

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