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Flashcards in Roman Army Vocab Deck (24)
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legio legionis

legion 5120 men

2

cohort cohortis f

cohort 480 men

3

centuria centuriae

centuria 80 men

4

contubernium i n

80 men

5

primus pilus

4th in command

6

centurio is m

5th in command

7

legatus legati m

commanded legion

8

eques equitis m

knight

9

peditatus i m

foot soldier

10

scutum i n

shield

11

galea galeae f

helmet

12

caligae caligarum

sandals

13

cingulum militare cinguli militaris

leather doublet

14

pilum pili n

javelin

15

gladius gladii m

sword

16

telum i n

weapon

17

catra castrorum n

camp

18

hiberna hibernorum

winter camp

19

turris turris f

tower

20

vallum i n

wall

21

fossa ae f

ditch

22

agmen agmenis n

battle line

23

testudo testudinis f

tortoise formation f

24

aquila ae f

eagle