Note 018
From Chapter 38 of the Decline & Fall

See Caesar. Comment. de Bell. Gallic. ii. 4 in tom. i. p. 220, and the Notitia, tom. i. p. 126. The three Fabricae of Soissons were, Scutaria, Balistaria, and Clinabaria. The last supplied the complete armour of the heavy cuirassiers.

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