A Roman Centurion

A Roman Centurion

F&O FABFORGOTTENNOBILITY : Photo

F&O FABFORGOTTENNOBILITY : Photo

Ancient Roman Republic Flag | Current players and their factions

Ancient Roman Republic Flag | Current players and their factions

Augustus is considered the first emperor of the Roman Empire, which he ruled alone from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD.

Augustus is considered the first emperor of the Roman Empire, which he ruled alone from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD.

Aurelius Antoninus Pius Divus, Roman Emperor from 138 to 161 CE, adopted son of Hadrian

Aurelius Antoninus Pius Divus, Roman Emperor from 138 to 161 CE, adopted son of Hadrian

SYMBOLS ROMAN LEGIONS                                                                                                                                                                                 More

SYMBOLS ROMAN LEGIONS More

Cesarstwo Słońca - mężczyzna, żołnierz

Cesarstwo Słońca - mężczyzna, żołnierz

Roman Gladius short sword, 2nd century A.D. - WANT ONE!!!

Roman Gladius short sword, 2nd century A.D. - WANT ONE!!!

Roman testudo (tortoise) formation.  In Ancient Roman warfare, the testudo or tortoise formation was a formation used commonly by the Roman Legions during battles, particularly sieges. Testudo is the Latin word for "tortoise". The Greek term for this formation is "chelone" and during the Byzantine era, it seems to have evolved to what military manuals of the era call the "foulkon".

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Roman testudo (tortoise) formation. In Ancient Roman warfare, the testudo or tortoise formation was a formation used commonly by the Roman Legions during battles, particularly sieges. Testudo is the Latin word for "tortoise". The Greek term for this formation is "chelone" and during the Byzantine era, it seems to have evolved to what military manuals of the era call the "foulkon".

Typical equipment of the Roman legionnaire.  Only Roman citizens could sign up for the army.  They had to be fit.  They were not allowed to marry.  Their armor gave them excellent protection.  They carried a curved shield.  They could punch the enemy with the metal boss in the center.

Typical equipment of the Roman legionnaire. Only Roman citizens could sign up for the army. They had to be fit. They were not allowed to marry. Their armor gave them excellent protection. They carried a curved shield. They could punch the enemy with the metal boss in the center.

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