Current EventsBook ReviewsFun and GamesCulturesTeaching Resources

Who/What/Where/When

 

Legion

 Related Terms

• Julius Caesar
• 
Roman Republic
• 
Roman Empire

 

Definition: Roman fighting unit consisting of 6,000 men who fought as a unit and wielded several different weapons, including swords and spears. Their discipline and training turned the tide in several wars in which the Roman soldiers were outnumbered.

Related Resources:
Roman Weapons and Tactics
Comprehensive site examines all aspects of the Romans, how they fought, and what they used to fight.

Ancient Rome
Learn more about the fascinating story of Rome.

Elsewhere on the Web:
The Mighty Roman Legions
Site focuses on the legion and its successes.

The Roman Army
Excellent examination of Roman might and discipline.

<Back to Last Page>     <Full List>      <Related Subject>        


Custom Search

Follow SocStudies4Kids on Twitter

Digon

Advertise
on this site

Social Studies
for Kids
copyright 2002-2014,
David White


Sites for Teachers

Teach-nology.com