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How many people were in a roman legion?


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A Roman legion comprised 6,000 soldiers. Each legion comprised 10 cohorts, with each cohort containing 6 centuria. The centurion thus commanded 100 men, and there were 60 centurions in a Roman legion.

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A Roman legion comprised 6,000 soldiers. Each legion comprised 10 cohorts, with each cohort containing 6 centuria. The centurion thus commanded 100 men, and there were 60 centurions in a Roman legion.

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