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Centuria
Army section of 80 men and commanded by centurion
Cohort
Section of 6 centurie, a total of 480 men
Legion
Consisted of 10 cohorts, about 5,000 men and commanded by legate
Legioner right, Centurion left
On which side the sword is attached on the Legioner and Centurion?
Eques Legionis
Name of cavarly unit of 120 attached to a legion
Decurion
Roman cavalry officer
Sagittarii
Name of the archery units
Signifer
Person who carries the signs and symbols
Auxiliaries
Soldiers were recruited from non-Roman tribes (units for help)
Testudo
Roman most famous formation
Caligae
Roman military boots
Focale and cingulum
Scarf and tunic worn under armour
Phalera
Medals on the chest of centurion
Lorica
Roman body armour
Galea or cassis
Roman helmet
Scutum
Roman shield
Parma
Shield for the cavalry unit
Clipeus
Shield for ceremonial use
Umbo
Center of the shield
Manica
Segmented armour for the arms
Balteus
Belt for sword
Gladius
Roman sword
Spatha
Longer sword than gladius
Pugio
Roman dagger
Pilum
Two meters long spear, 1/3 made from metal,
Hasta
Early Roman spear
Ballista
Powerful giant crossbow
Scorpio
Dart thrower
Onager
The most powerful artillery piece in the Roman arsenal. It could fire rocks of up to 70 kg.
Catapult
The most effective mechanisms during warfare
Battering ram
Engine for breaking down the gates or small wall
Fabri
Еngineers who built siege engines
Castrum
Roman military camp