Italian band [S]
the name of the Roman cohort to which Cornelius belonged ( Acts 10:1 ), so called probably because it consisted of men recruited in Italy.
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Italian band". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .