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Marius and the Volunteer Army

Standard of the IV Cohort XXIV Legion At Cannae, in Southern Italy, the Army of the Roman Republic faced Hannibal in the 2nd Punic War. At the time a Roman citizen could not “join” the Army; it was an honor … Continue reading

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From Republic to Empire

Standard of the IV Cohort XXIV Legion   At Cannae, in Southern Italy, the Army of the Roman Republic faced Hannibal in the 2nd Punic War. At the time a Roman citizen could not “join” the Army; it was an … Continue reading

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