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Another answer for my poll questionnaire:

In the beginning, and throughout most of Roman history, there were 6000 men in a legion. However, most of the military information and customs we think of as "Roman" came around Caesar's time, at which point a legion was comprised of 3600 men. In Rome's later days, legions were limited to 1,000 people to avoid giving commanders too much power.

I was just working with that on Monday night with Deborah. What brings up the question?

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aoibhinn
Jan. 31st, 2007 11:48 pm (UTC)
it's not a movie, its a show, and it's pretty damn acurate. They consulted all sorts of roman history scholars so that they could get an accurate portrayal of what went on. the first season is all about Julius Caesar's rise to power and ultimate murder, and this season (currently) is all about mark anthony vs. Octavian (Caesar Augustus)

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