HAMATA Chain Mail Armor "Lorica" widely adopted by the Roman Army circa 390BC after their encounters with the Celtic Gauls. Consult "Lorica Hamata" on the Equipment Page for more details.
HARUSPICES Priests who devined by reading the entrails of sacrificial victims
HASTA Spear / Javelin
HASTATI "Spear Men" The younger heavy infantry front-line "spear-men" troops not as experienced or well trained as the Principes soldiers, normally in the rank behind the "Hastati".
HASTATUS Spear or Javelin thrower, normally in the first rank of soldiers
HELMETS See CASSIS (metal) GALEA (leather) CRISTA (helmet crests)
HEMISTRIGIUM A barracks building to house a "Centuria"/ Century of men.
HIBERNA A winter encampment for troops. See also "AESTIVA".
HIPPA GYMNASIA Calvary display or games, sometimes using DRACO standards See Signum-Draco
HONESTA MISSIO A honorable discharge form military service.
HOSTIS An Enemy
HYPOCAUSIS Furnace for supplying hot air to under floor central heating
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