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.
As the empire expanded, it was important that Rome had a very strong military to take control over other lands.
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
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
The Roman army was strong due to its organization.
It borrowed techniques from its enemies.
Strict discipline was enforced.
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
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.
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.