AlaAla, an Ala is a cavalry unit of the ancient Roman auxiliary forces up to the 4th century AD, commanded by a praefectus the ala had 500 soldiers organized in 16 turmae commanded by a decurio. Larger units called an ala miliaria existed with 100o soldiers
Ala, also known as Ale, Alla and Ane is the Nigerian goddess of fertility, and also rules the underworld. She is often depicted with a small child in her arms and her symbol is the cresent moon. It is believed that the souls of the dead reside in her sacred womb.
She is still worshipped in Nigeria, and is annually paid homage to during the Yam festival.
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