Roman soldiers. Il termine "soldato" deriva dal latino "solidarius"

Roman soldiers. The term “soldier” It comes from the Latin “Solidarius”

Despite being a term that we pronounce all over again every day, many of us to know the origin of the word “soldier“?

Because the short “soldiers” They are called just like that?

I did not know, but after a little research I found out that the name goes back to Imperial Rome, precisely to the period of Constantine I, that in 309-10 introduced, in replacement of’gold, the gold coin until then in force, i solid, that would be used in the eastern part of the Empire until the tenth century.

“Soldier” thus it derives from “Solidarius“, the one who was fighting for a fee of solid (Photo gives: www.romaperbambini.it).