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Image: Roman Centurion, Roman Legionary, Zulu Warrior, Boltar, Landsknecht, Mountain Man and Hoplite.

Portrait length color image of Roman Centurion aka.
Text: Signature image of Roman Centurion aka.

All non-commissioned officers rolled into one.

Centurion (Latin) was originally an officer commanding one hundred foot soldiers. As the rank developed several degrees of elevation, so did the number of men under the centurion’s command. These officers were chosen for their intelligence and courage in battle. They were expected to lead the charge as an example. Men of this caliber frequently became leading figures in the politics of their time. The high quality of the centurions indicated the effectiveness of the Roman Legions.

Full length color image of Roman Centurion aka.

Left close up color image of Roman Centurion aka.

Right closup color image of Roman Centurion aka.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy PC-FG.

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