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Asked in Colonial America
How did troops from Europe's overseas colonies become involved in the war?
The British used Indian troops in light infantry and cavalry roles in overseas colonies during the war. The French used troops from North and West Africa as part of their elite foreign legion. ...
Asked in Roman Empire
How many demons is a legion?
The term "legion" comes from the Romans, and it refers generally to the solders who were Roman citizens. In its usage in the New Testament, it is used merely to express that there were too many to bother counting, as in, "We are called Legion, for we are many." In layman's terms, it is similar to our usage of "bunch." ...
What year did Julius Caesar conquer Spain?
Julius Caesar never conquered Spain. The Romans got Spain in 218 BC after the Second Punic War. Caesar did recruit many of his troops from Spain. His famous tenth legion was almost exclusively Spanish, also the ninth legion. He fought the last battle of the civil war at Munda in Spain. ...