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Valerius Maximus He wrote Memorable Deeds and Sayings.
Varro Great Roman scholar with academic achievement in many fields.
Vegetius Wrote On Military Matters.
Velites Fought on foot, each holding a spear with attached thong in strap for throwing.
Velleius His only work is the Compendium of Roman History in two books.
Veni Vidi Vici Words uttered by Caesar concerning his major victory in Pontus.
Vercingetorix Gallic leader who united all of Gaul against Caesar.
Vespasian Started the short lived Flavian Dynasty.
Vesta Roman Goddess of the Fire (both sacred and domestic) and the Hearth.
Vestal Virgins The priestesses of the goddess Vesta.
Vexillum This Roman military award was a little miniature standard mounted on a silver base.
Victorinus Roman emperor that reined from AD 269 to AD 271.
Vigintiviri An office held for one year only around the ages of 18-20.
Viminacium Roman Mint under Valerian 253 - 260 AD.
Vitruvius An engineer and architect for the Emperor Augustus.

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