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Core of the legion: Special (PDF)

Ancient Warfare Special issue (PDF): Core of the legion

At the heart of the Roman Imperial Legion is the centuria - with the backbone of the legion at its head, the centurio. This Special issue looks at the centurio and his men on and off the battlefield.

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Core of the legion: Ancient Warfare Special 2

Theme: The Roman Imperial Centuria

  • Paul McDonnell-Staff, 'Core of the legion - Historical introduction'
  • Jona Lendering, 'Hadrian and his soldiers - The Lambaesis Inscription'
  • Duncan B. Campbell, 'Backbone of the legions - Some centurions and their careers'
  • Graham Sumner, 'The centurio from Colchester - Reconstructing Marcus Favonius Facilis'
  • Philip Matyszak, 'Learning on the job and in camp - Training the centuria'
  • Ross Cowan, 'The centuria in battle - Tactical organisation and combat'
  • Michael J. Taylor, 'Records on bark, sherds and papyrus - Small unit administration in the Roman army'
  • Christian Koepfer, 'Keeping the legionaries clothed and fed - Logistics of the centuria'
  • Graham Sumner, 'Dressed for the occasion - three legionaries brought to life'
  • Michael C. Bishop, 'Keeping the weapons - Acquisition, ownership and storage'
  • Michael Thomas, 'With bodies completely protected - Roman armour of the 1st-2nd centuries AD'
  • Suggestions for museums

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