The fate of the Ninth

Interest in the fate of Legio IX Hispana is back to new heights with the release of The Eagle and last year’s Centurion. Many would still like to believe Rosemary Sutcliff’s story about the disappearance of the legion in the mists of Scotland. The evidence does not support this theory, however, and alternatives have been put forward long ago. Duncan Campbell published an overview of the debate in Ancient Warfare IV.5.

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