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Does anyone know who the Surae mentioned below are?


20. Exquisite delicacies were set before him, and the splendid palace resounded with the music of lyres and lutes. Presently, when the wine had circulated freely, the master of the feast quitted it for a moment, under pretence of some natural want, and immediately a ferocious barbarian of the troop they call Supræ was sent in, brandishing a drawn sword, and with a terribly ferocious countenance, to murder the youth, against whose escape ample precautions had now been taken.

Marcellinus, Ammianus (2014-06-11). The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus (Kindle Locations 8535-8538). Pyrrhus Press. Kindle Edition. (Book XXX)