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Origins of system of military lands

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I am a fan of Middle Byzantine army. However, I had found indications that origins of thematic system of military lands may well go far further back into past than 7th century (if indeed field armies were given lands then). For example, limitanei and possibly even legions may have worked, or sustained themselves, from the lands surrounding their camps - so-called prata legionis. What information is there about prata legionis, and how does it relate - in terms of function, specifics and origins - to stratioka ktemata?

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