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Flashcards in Stage 25 Culture Deck (14):
1

for how long did men sign up to be soldiers

25yrs

2

how many soldiers typically made up a legion

5000

3

what were some of the things a legion could construct on it's own -

forts
camps
manufacturing weapons
build roads

4

what group was in charge of ensuring new recruits were citizens

inquistio

5

what were some of the ways soldiers were trained in physcial fitness -

running
swimming
jumping
carrying heavy packs

6

why did Vegetius feel thrusting with a sword was more effective than cutting

because it is easy to defeat people then

7

what were the gladius, pugio, pilum, scutum =

soldier weapons

8

what special features of the pilum made them more effective

it can ecumbered an enemy shield

9

how much did the typical soldier packs weigh -

90 pounds

10

how did trained soldiers spend most of their time -

on pacetime duties

11

what was C. Julius Valens to be doing on Oct 2nd -

guard duty

12

how much did a soldier in the 1st C AD receive a year -

225

13

what was the bonus paid at the end of 25 yrs of service -

3000

14

what type of support work did the auxiliaries provide -

archers from arabia
slingers from Majorca & Minorica