A head or chief over ten; especially, an officer who commanded a division of ten soldiers.
a member of the city council, or senator, of a municipum or colony outside of Rome; lit. a leader of/among ten
A member of the civitas council (ordo) who looked after affairs within the local region.
an officer in command of ten men in the army of the roman empire
One of three commanders of a turma of Roman cavalry.
Leader of 10 men in the Roman army. Patrols are usually led by decurions. Compare this to Centurion (q.v.).
A decurion was a cavalry officer in command of a troop or turma of thirty soldiers in the army of the Roman Empire.
A decurion was a member of a city council in the Roman Empire.