Published Online: 26 OCT 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Ancient History
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Eaton, J. 2012. Canabae. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. .
- Published Online: 26 OCT 2012
The term canabae refers to the civilian settlements that grew up outside legionary forts. The word itself derives from the Latin canaba, meaning a hut or hovel. Canabae share some similarities with vici.
- classical civilization