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The Roman Army

The Roman Army was made up of the following hierarchy:

Structure of the Roman Army Legion

1 Century = 80 Legionaires

6 Centuries = 1 Cohort (480)

10 Cohorts (~4,800) + Cavalry + Light Troops & Reserves

= 5,500 soldiers (Roman Legion)




  • Aquilifer (carried the legionary eagle into battle) Roman_soldiers_with_aquilifer_signifer_centurio_70_aC







  • Centurion (officer rank, one per century) 000-3d-model-01







  • Legionaire (basic infantry soldier) legionarysw














  • Cavalry
  • Light Troops
  • Reserves

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