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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.

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