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.

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

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

MASSIVE VOODOO: Roman Legionarius 1st Century A.D

MASSIVE VOODOO: Roman Legionarius 1st Century A.D

Gods Goddesses Legends Myths: Greek and Roman #Gods.

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Gods Goddesses Legends Myths: Greek and Roman #Gods.

Roman helmet worn by the elite Roman cavalry (equites Romani). 1st century AD (via: reddit originally from i.imgur.com). Type Nijmegen-Kops Plateau Face Mask, Nijmegen Museum, NL www.romancoins.info/MilitaryEquipment-Facemasks.html#Pfrondorf

Roman helmet worn by the elite Roman cavalry (equites Romani). 1st century AD (via: reddit originally from i.imgur.com). Type Nijmegen-Kops Plateau Face Mask, Nijmegen Museum, NL www.romancoins.info/MilitaryEquipment-Facemasks.html#Pfrondorf

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The Baths of Diocletian in Rome - reimagined. The Baths are on the Viminal, the smallest of the Seven hills of Rome, just inside the Agger of the Servian Wall. They served as a bath for the people residing in the Viminal, Quirinal, and Esquiline quarters of the city.The Baths were commissioned by Maximian in honor of co-Emperor Diocletian in 298, the same year he returned from Africa.

The Baths of Diocletian in Rome - reimagined. The Baths are on the Viminal, the smallest of the Seven hills of Rome, just inside the Agger of the Servian Wall. They served as a bath for the people residing in the Viminal, Quirinal, and Esquiline quarters of the city.The Baths were commissioned by Maximian in honor of co-Emperor Diocletian in 298, the same year he returned from Africa.

Mosaic floors, Villa of Silene, Leptis Magna, Liby. The Roman city became prominent in the 4th century BCE. "It nominally remained part of Carthage's dominions until the end of the Third Punic War in 146 BC and then became part of the Roman Republic, although from about 111 BC onward, it was for all intents and purposes an independent city." wiki

Mosaic floors, Villa of Silene, Leptis Magna, Liby. The Roman city became prominent in the 4th century BCE. "It nominally remained part of Carthage's dominions until the end of the Third Punic War in 146 BC and then became part of the Roman Republic, although from about 111 BC onward, it was for all intents and purposes an independent city." wiki

The Roman Arch of Septimius Severus. Located in one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire: Leptis Magna, Libya.Photo courtesy of David Gunn.

The Roman Arch of Septimius Severus. Located in one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire: Leptis Magna, Libya.Photo courtesy of David Gunn.

chedworth roman villa, really strong colours, unusual use of white

chedworth roman villa, really strong colours, unusual use of white

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