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  • Being A Soldier In The Roman Army
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    Throughout history there have been many great armies, however few compare to the great Roman army. The Roman army was the greatest fighting forces of its time and to this day it remains as a model for many armies of modern times. In its time, the Roman army wreaked havoc among its enemies. It was the most feared army of any nation. Only the bravest generals dared to challenge the Romans. The Romans won so many wars due to the fact that they had some of the greatest weapons, generals, and tactics...
  • Next 20 Years Of Service The Legions
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    The strength of the Roman military was the string that held the Roman Empire together for as long as it lasted. The military was made up of strictly disciplined men whom were ready and willing to serve their emperor. The Legions Outward appearance was extremely important to the Romans and the first thing that new recruits learned was to march in perfect form. Once they knew how to march they were then assigned to the legions in which they would remain for the next 20 years of service. (the book)...
  • Career Soldier In The Roman Army
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    The Success of the Roman Army Brendan Walsh Ms. Kraljevic NRE 3 A 1 25/05/00 The ancient world was a dangerous place. An upstart nation always ran the risk of destruction, either by barbarian nations or strongly armed neighbors. How is it that the small nation of Rome managed to survive and conquer for so long, in such a hostile environment Rome's success can be attributed to the skill of its legions. The Roman Army was able to expand and maintain the borders of Rome, due to its ability to adopt...
  • Used Types Of The Roman Armour
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    During the expansion of Rome and the acquisition of new territory, the Roman armies were often met by heavy resistance and bloody conflicts. The armies needed a type of protection that would safely protect soldiers and would ensure victory for Rome. That is the reason armour (upper body) in particular was implemented to save soldiers on the battlefield. The armour had to meet certain standards of construction for it to be useful: Of these standards the first was that armour was to be flexible en...
  • Old Friend Of Marcus's Uncle Aquilla
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    Druids-Druids were the Celtic priests who often preached Holy War to the people of the northern tribes of Briton. The Druids would explain to the painted people that if they fought for the cause he preached of, they would be immediately sent to their "Heaven" if they were killed. Marcus and his legion feared the Druids because they spoke poison to the Celts, thus, making them fearless in battle. Mizzle-Mizzle is a word that the author of the book invented herself. Mizzle is a weather condition t...
  • Roman Soldiers
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    The Roman Empire is known for its, amphitheaters, aqueducts, fountains and baths, great palaces, and roadways that stretched to every corner of the empire. What really made Rome great were its indomitable legions. They marched through Europe and the Middle East, defeating everyone from the civilized Greeks to the barbaric Gauls and kept the Empire together for over seven hundred years in the west and for an additional millennium in the east. The highly trained and disciplined soldiers were equip...
  • Rome Number Of Times The Roman Army
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    The Roman Army reached its peak during the imperial period. It provided Rome with the power to extend its borders to include much of Europe and the Middle East. But as Rome started to increase its territory it made it difficult for the army to defend it. As other empires started to grow and invaded Rome Number of times the Roman army crumbled and eventually fell. At the beginning of Roman history the Roman military was made up of number of divisions, they equipped themselves with armor they made...

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