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Describes the constitution of the Roman military and the day by day lifetime of a soldier, his education, guns, self-discipline, campaigns, and existence in retirement.

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D. There were other rewards for cen- turions. After a victory, they given honor money and wine. The were it turions, were in disgrace for the rest of their army careers. greatest was a take part in a victory procession in Rome. The victorious legions marched through Opposite the streets displaying the things they Here, a centurion had captured. Crowds cheered and by his legatus. 26 the legion. a unit had deserted in was decimated. This meant that one man in ten was executed. The choice was random.

Would Women, way be devoted to it was felt, was given generous amounts of land and money. Most settled in the country where they had served. By this time they felt more at home there of their duty. than went on leave, therefore, they rarely went home. It was too far, and they did not have a wife and family to visit. Normally, if a centurion was not killed, he retired at the end of his twenty-five years in the army. He A When A get in the centurions centurion's retirement villa this one in Littlecote House may have in the country of their birth.

Sometimes an arch was built to commemorate the triumph. The highest honor for an individual Roman soldier was a crown of grass. Next came an oak-leaf crown, then a crown of gold. This was given to the first man over the wall in a siege. Centurions could also earn a silver spear. Centurions were not often punished. When they were, therefore, it was very serious. They might be executed, or dismissed from the army for letting Sometimes, Centurions were well paid. These are coins of the first century A.

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