' foederati ' or allies of the Empire, paid to fight its battles against. Roman and the Teuton. The foederati were men of jealously separate nations, never.
Among the foederati were the Latini, who were the most nearly related to the Romans, and were designated by this distinctive name; the rest of.
For a time the system worked successfully, but, when in 442 these Saxon foederati (allies) rebelled and called in others of their race to help them, it was found.