Definition of Castellum
1. a small isolated fortress of the ancient Romans [n CASTELLUMS or CASTELLA]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Castellum
Literary usage of Castellum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1899)
"Case of castellum Felicitatis. Franks and the Lombards, in the second year, by BK. ix. Divine favour, of his reign in Italy.' And the same J mode of dating ..."
2. Réflexions sur l'espèce en histoire naturelle, 1842 by Hans Falkenhagen, Ronald Percy Bell, Norman Holt Hartshorne, Alan Stuart, Eric John Holmyard, Alexander Moritzi, Thomas Hodgkin (1899)
"Hastening with his army to our city, castellum Felicitatis, he has carried off its ... 2 castellum Felicitatis, now Citta di Castello. " Ep. 60 (February (? ..."
3. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Matthew Paris, Roger (1841)
"... rex Franco- rum cepit Dangu castellum, concessis militibus, qui in ejus praesidio erant, pro quinquaginta marcis argenti, vita et membris cum equis et ..."
4. The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria by George Dennis (1878)
"The ground about Bassano may nevertheless have been called Amerine, though the castellum itself was three or four miles distant. ..."