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Legions of Rome (Republic)

Illustration of Rome's army during the Roman Republic; chart of Servian system

5142000-rom-bkg42-legions-republic-gra-bcrxLegions of Rome (Republic): As depicted by Polybius, illustration shows the formation of a typical consular army, legion, and manipule. Includes chart of the Comitia Centuriata and infantry in the the Servian system.

  • Illustration begins with the formation of the consular army, with its legions, ala, and cavalry
  • . . . zooms to the formation of a typical Polybian legion, with its three rows of maniples: hastati, principes, and triarii.
  • . . . zooms to the formation of a legion’s maniple, with its two centuries, each with sixty infantry and a centurion, optio, and standard-bearer.
  • . . . zooms, finally, to a stylized image of an infantry soldier.
  • Also included is a chart of the Comitia Centuriata and infantry in the the Servian system.

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