Gary Brueggeman's The Roman Army

  • March: the legion components

    The next several sections describe the men, animals and equipment that were associated with the legion; that is, the numbers of these units were more... Read more
  • The March - basics

    Roads The Roman roads were constructed for military purposes.  It is obvious that, whenever possible, the army moved along the roads.  Therefore the width of... Read more
  • Equipment

    Sections Standards Some of the types of standards used by the Roman army are shown in this illustration. The top part of the illustration shows... Read more
  • Supplemental material concerning the march

    For modeling the Roman Army on the march I have used three main sources for the constituents of the army and the order of march... Read more
  • The march

    Developing a complete model of a representative Roman army on the march is more complicated than might be thought. Delbrück, who wrote over 500 pages... Read more
  • The Imperial army’s skirmish position

    The following schematic shows two post-Marian armies of four legions each with thin lines of skirmishers deployed in front of each army. In the post-Marian... Read more
  • The Republican army’s skirmish position

    The following schematic shows two pre-Marian armies of four legions each with thin lines of skirmishers deployed in front of each army. In the early ... Read more
  • The skirmishers

    Veles, funditor and sagittarius Three types of skirmishers are shown in this drawing. The first three figures are velites used in the early republic. They... Read more
  • Model of the charge

    Model of the charge of an individual in the first rank This drawing requires some explanation. It is a time and distance graph of the... Read more
  • Elements of the charge

    The model of what the charge of the legion may have looked like is based on three fundamental building blocks. They are: how fast did... Read more

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