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Ancient Armies

Ancient Armies


A Roman Centurion -- Professional officers of the Roman army after the Marian reforms of 107 BC. Most centurions commanded groups of centuries of around 100 but senior centurions commanded cohorts or took senior staff roles in their legion

Legio XV Apolinaris en plena marcha. http://www.elgrancapitan.org/foro/viewtopic.php?f=87&t=16979&p=896697#p896697

"Legio XV Apollinaris" The Legio that settled in Satala(Today's Gümüşhane/Blacksea) to protect Eastern borders of Empire.


This Roman standard bearer is wearing a wolf headdress. As he leads his brothers in arms into battle, the Roman legions carry the honor of their ancestry - the wolf that saved their founders - into battle.