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Decuriae was a Roman unit of measurement applied to civitas of native peoples.[Note 1] It had been mentioned by Pliny the Elder at 70 AD in his work, Natural History.

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  1. ^ Decuriae was a Roman term used by Elder Pliny in his Natural History completed in 70 AD based on official registers. Each civitas had a number of decuriae assigned to it as an indication of its size. A Roman division of native peoples. [1]


  1. ^ Wilkes, J. J. The Illyrians, 1992, ISBN 0-631-19807-5, page 215)