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History: Roman Army
|What type of weapons did they train with?
|Wooden weapons, 2x the weight of the regular weapons they used in war
|What were roman foot soldiers called?
|Legionaries or infantry
|How many men made up a legion?
|How much men were in a Century?
|Who commanded a century?
|What other roles did a legion have?
|120 horsemen and 400 engineers, doctors, cooks, officials and animal handlers.
|What age did a soldier enroll in the army?
|At the age of 20
|How long did a soldier serve in the army for?
|What did a soldier get at the end of his enrollment?
|A plot of land to farm on.
|By giving soldiers plots of land at the end of their service, what did this fill the army with?
|They trained with wooden weapons 2x the weight of ordinary ones, only on foot. True or False?
|False, they trained with wooden weapons on horseback and on foot.
|What did they march a day? And carrying what?
|They marched up to 30km a day, carrying 35kg of equipment and weapons
|They trained constantly. True or False?
|When not campaigning, what did they work on?
|What is the Infantry?
|The foot soldiers. Otherwise known as legionaries.
|What is the cavalry?
|The men on horseback
|What is the Artillery?
|The projectile weapons
|Who built and designed machinery of war?
|What is a catapult?
|Catapults are weapons that hurl projectiles at a target. (Artillery)
|What was a ballista?
|A large crossbow used in ancient warfare for firing a spear.