Legion Structure

Title Role within a legion
Legatus controlled 1-3 legions including auxilary troops
Cavalry Considered as auxilary troos, they were not Roman citizens
Tribuni Soldiers with between 5 to 10 years of service to their name
aquilifer He had to carry the legion standard, situated below the centurion
Centurion Commanded a century which was made up of 100 men
Signifer Also carried the standard but was in charge of the soldier's pay
Optio Second in command of a century whilst fighting
Legionaries Armourers and craftsmen during peace time they would fight as legionaries during war periods

[My CV] [My calendar] [Video compression] Cinema studies [Video compression] [Surfing the World Wide Waves] [Environmental Systems] [Browse through this DVD collection] [What's new to the site] [The previous main page] [About this website]