A centurion of the Roman army, one of the most important and efficient military organizations in history. It is an officer who had one of the most important degrees within the Roman army: he was in fact at the head of a centuria, a group of soldiers ranging from about 80 to 100 men. It can be compared to modern intermediate grade officers. In the Roman army the most important was the centurion of the first hand piece of the first Cohort, also called Primus Pilus. They were brave soldiers, capable in battle and in commanding and motivating men, absolutely necessary for any general of the age who wanted to succeed in battle.
February 4th, 2018
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