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How did Marius change the Roman army?

Marius changed the roman army by promising land to the poor men if  they became soldiers.   Near the beginning of the 1st century BC BCE, Marius was given  almost unlimi (MORE)

Why couldn't women be in the roman army?

women were not in the Roman army nor many other armies at the time as it was thought that while the man went off to war, the women should look after the house and children, b (MORE)

Who was in roman army?

Roman (male) citizens of military age (between 17 and 46) who were physically and mentally fit could join the army. Slaves could not join the army, but freedmen could because (MORE)

What is the Roman army?

Rome was early on (say 500 BCE) a farming community covering about 50 square miles, with a citadel to defend in extremis. The Roman army comprised initially the peasant farmer (MORE)

Did a Roman army conquer a Spartan army?

Yes, the Spartans were defeated by the Romans. Sparta had been in a  slow decline for centuries before the Romans arrived. Roman  commander Flamininus invaded Laconia and la (MORE)

What is the ranking system of the Roman army?

The Roman  Military officers were:   The  Dux was the commander of two or more legions  The  Legatus legionis was the commander of the  legion  The  Tribunus Militum (MORE)

What was the Roman washing like in the Roman army?

If you mean personal washing and personal cleanliness, the standards were high, just as in civilian life Remains of baths have been found at Roman forts. If you mean washing i (MORE)

Why was the shield important to the roman army?

The Roman shield , or Scutum , was an important part of the soldier's equipment and an essential part of his protection while in formation fighting against an enemy while in f (MORE)

Why did the Romans hire foreign in the army?

The Romans hired mercenaries when they needed extra soldiers to  fight particular battles or wars or soldiers with specilaised  skills like everyone else. Towards the end of (MORE)