Roman Legion

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Noun1.Roman Legion - a division of from 3000 to 6000 men (including cavalry) in the Roman armyRoman Legion - a division of from 3000 to 6000 men (including cavalry) in the Roman army
legion, host - archaic terms for army
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When, in January 1915, he was catapulted from the life-class to the training ground and thence to the trenches, his eye was trained to record the details of his strange existence and his mind ready to perceive analogies between the travails of his companions in the Royal Welch Fusiliers and those Roman legionaries on the frontiers of empire, or of the English foot soldiers at Agincourt.
FROM Roman legionaries to spa visitors and golf enthusiasts down the centuries the meandering Tees upstream of Middleton One Row has attracted a whole range of visitors on business or for pleasure.
how land was divided and given to old Roman legionaries as a reward for service) or the way our people terraced the steep hills to create more arable land (e.
Roman legionaries were trained over many years in continental warfare.
The cornerstone of the Christian faith is that three days after being put to death upon a cross by Roman legionaries, Jesus of Nazareth came back to life.
Siege warfare, Roman legionaries, medieval knights, the terracotta army--they are all in here, and more besides.
Rich in history and atmosphere Local history has it that back when York was known as Eboracum and Roman legionaries marched the town's streets the settlement played host to its first races.
Most of his Spanish and Gaulish infantry was massed in the centre, facing the Roman legionaries whose lines stretched back for hundreds of yards.
Significantly, it shows a man wearing a "caliga," shoes worn by Roman legionaries and from where the emperor got his nickname.
They and other foederati performed nonmilitary duties in times of peace, just as Roman legionaries did in peacetime.
It would, in modern parlance, be "embracing diversity", reminding visitors that we Welsh come from a melting pot including Viking berserkers, hard-nut Roman legionaries, cruel but clever Normans (French Vikings) and a host of others.
Come the morning there's the option of bucks fizz for breakfast - a rather decadent way to start the day before setting out to walk in the footsteps of sober Roman legionaries around the walls of what was once the Roman city of Deva.