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Hi!<br>
Keppie in his article (Keppie, L.: The Praetorian Guard before Sejanus, Athenaeum 84, 1996, p. 101-24) wrote:<br>
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"We know that the castra praetoria, when constructed, held the nine cohorts of the Guard, together almost certainly with the three Urban cohorts, thus making 12 in all."<br>
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Were the Urban cohorts later (with the increase of the size and number of praetorian cohorts) billeted outside the camp? Is there any evidence for it?<br>
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Thank you.<br>
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Alexandr <p></p><i></i>

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Salve,<br>
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It is thought that the barracks in the praetorian camp may have had multiple stories to accommodate the troops.<br>
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On the urban cohorts:<br>
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Freis, H., <i> Die cohortes urbanae</i> (Köln 1967).<br>
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Regards,<br>
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Sander van Dorst <p></p><i></i>