Organisation of the Roman Imperial Army

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 03 July 2023
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An infographic illustrating the hierarchical structure and divisions within the military land force of the Roman Empire (c. 27 BCE - 480 CE). The Imperial Roman Army was a formidable force, instrumental in the empire's expansion, consolidation, and maintenance. Divided into legions (around 28 at most times), each comprising thousands of disciplined, standardly equipped, highly-trained soldiers skilled in various combat techniques and proficient in the use of weapons, the army of the Roman Empire emerged as the dominant power of the ancient world.

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2023, July 03). Organisation of the Roman Imperial Army. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17572/organisation-of-the-roman-imperial-army/

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Netchev, Simeon. "Organisation of the Roman Imperial Army." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 03, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17572/organisation-of-the-roman-imperial-army/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "Organisation of the Roman Imperial Army." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Jul 2023. Web. 27 Feb 2024.

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