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Rome’ s Military as the Empire grew. Part 2. AS ROMAN POWER GREW…. As the empire expanded, it was important that Rome had a very strong military to take control over other lands. Keywords. Legionaries : Roman Soldiers Tribune/Tent party: Leader of a group of 8 Legions.

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As roman power grew
AS ROMAN POWER GREW…

As the empire expanded, it was important that Rome had a very strong military to take control over other lands.


Keywords
Keywords

Legionaries:Roman Soldiers

Tribune/Tent party: Leader of a group of 8Legions.

Centuries:Group of 10 tent parties

Cohort: 6 groups of Centuries

Wages: Salary paid to soldiers


Keywords1
Keywords

Senator: Officer of Foreign policy

Magistrate: Officer of the state.

Consul: Officer in charge of leading the army

Dictator: in charge of the whole state


Army

The Roman army was strong due to its organization.

It borrowed techniques from its enemies.

Strict discipline was enforced.


Punishments for disobedience
Punishments for disobedience

  • If you were insubordinate the following could happen:

  • 1) Your wages could be taken

  • 2) you could be beaten

  • 3) you could be demoted

  • 4) you could be decapitated



Roman legionary equipment
Roman Legionary equipment

  • The Romans also organized unique battle plans.


Taking over territory province by province
Taking over territory province by province

Every piece of land taken by the romans was called a province.

Once each province became peaceful and stated paying taxes they appointed a leader.

Many Groups did this peacefully.

One group did not, the Gaul's


Gallic wars
Gallic wars

Ceasar

VS

Vercingetorix

Lasted from 58BC to 51BC.

Julius Caesar was leading the Roman army that conquered Gauls.

Vercingetorix was leading the Gaul’s army.

He took advantage of the divisions among the Gaul people.


Who is julius cesar
Who is Julius Cesar

No….he is not a salad dressing!

He was a Roman senator who gained religious, political and military powers.

After leading Rome to victory in Gaul and Spain, he than took over Rome.

He was a consul and dictator.

He was later assassinated by his own son, Octavian.


Homework
Homework

  • Pg 116-119


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