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THE ROMANS BY CHARLOTTE OAKELEY
Who where the Romans ? The Romans lived in Rome, a city in the centre of the country of Italy .
WHO FOUNDED ROME? According to the Roman legend, Romulus was the founder of Rome.
The Roman army The Roman army was made up of groups of soldiers called legions. There were over 5,000 soldiers in a legion.
Joining young Tombstones at Chester indicate that some men joined the legions young; two men had been only fourteen when they had joined up.
Legions Each legion had its own number, name, badge and fortress. There were about 30 legions around the Roman Empire, three of which were based in Britain at Caerleon, Chester and York.
Workers A legion had commanders, officers and ordinary soldiers. There were also doctors, engineers and other workers.
CENTURION A century or centuria was made up of ten Contubernium - the essential fighting unit - which was led by a centurion.
They did They marched, fought, worked and camped together.
Contubernium The smallest unit of the Roman legion was the contubernium (tent group) of eight men.
Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was born on July 13 100 B.C. He was a great soldier and general.
Romulus and Remus • Romulus and his twin brother Remus were the sons of the God Mars When they were very young they were abandoned by the banks of the River Tiber and left to fend for themselves.
I hope that you understoodeverything I said.So what does contubernium mean ?Good bye !