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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He told a Rolling Stone magazine interviewer: "I stood up there and I tried to imagine what it was like to be a Roman legionary, standing on this wall, looking at these distant hills.
He told Rolling Stone magazine: "I stood up there and I tried to imagine what it was like to be a Roman legionary, standing on this wall, looking at these distant hills.
Norton dad Mick Crosby, 47, usually seen patrolling North Ormesby as a street warden, was dressed as a Roman legionary, left.
When they stopped for a meal, they would soak it in water to eat A Roman legionary |on the march - looking
As part of Carnival day last year, the society held a parade down Prestatyn's high street featured a Norman warrior, and the first Roman Legionary to visit the town in 2000 years, all watched over by Edwardian ladies with lace umbrellas.
The four-mile walk, taking in the sites around the scheduled ancient monument of Y Pigwyn and Waun Ddu fortlet near Trecastle, is guided by the voices of local modern-day tour guide Rory and Primus, the Roman legionary, who together tell the story of the Romans' conquest and settlement in the National Park.
Roman Legionary AD 69-161 considers the Roman forces that changed during this period, when Italians were almost entirely replaced by local recruits from Germans to Africans and Syrians.
Also written at the death-throes of self-bloating romanticisim, but expressing itself in a totally different, twilight-denying way is Respighi's symphonic poem The Pines of Rome, the CBSO winds fizzing in its boisterous opening before more portentous matters take over, with a march-past of Roman legionary forces.
HE was a whiz as a military commander and managed to use elephants in a way that must have come as a shock to the average Roman legionary, but there's little evidence to suggest Hannibal was much good on a bike.
It is told by two protagonists, Trista, a Celtic girl warrior who possesses the gift of sight and Morcant, a Roman legionary with Celtic ancestry and the shapeshifter gene.
Arguing with a centurion, Greek trader Diomedes is made to say (approximately) 'Long before the first Roman legionary shows his face, some Greek trader has introduced them to the goods of empire.
Big plans are afoot in Windisch (Vindonissa), near Brugg (AG), for the site of a Roman legionary camp--a 6,000 man strong military base in the 1st century CE and the only Roman military camp on what is now Swiss soil.