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History Of The Roman Legionary: 100 BC – 200 AD

Previously, we discussed in detail about the Early Roman army (753 – 146 BC) and how it evolved into the organized Roman legions that we perceive in both popular history and culture. To that end, much has been said about the arms, armaments, and tactics of the famed Roman legions. However, beyond the scope of just glorious battles and momentous results, there was a deeper intrinsic, humane side to the men who formed these legions – that was at once similar (and yet different) with cultures we can identify with. So without further ado, let us take a gander at the history of the renowned Roman legionaries, who were arguably at their effective best from circa 1st century BC till 3rd century AD..

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