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 Legio III Parthica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio III Parthica was a Roman legion levied by emperor Lucius Septimius Severus in 197 AD, for his campaign against the Parthian empire, hence the cognomen Parthica.
Together with its twin legions I Parthica and II Parthica, the third Parthian legion was levied for the attack on the eastern frontier.
III Parthica remained in the region afterwards, garrisoning the new province of Mesopotamia.
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 Legio II Parthica - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio II Parthica was a Roman legion levied by emperor Lucius Septimius Severus in 197 AD, for his campaign against the Parthian Empire, hence the cognomen Parthica.
Together with its twin legions I Parthica and III Parthica, the Second Parthian legion was levied for the attack on the eastern frontier.
The last record of the II Parthica is in the Tigris frontier in the middle of the 4th century, just before a major Roman defeat by the Persians.
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Legio III Augusta was a Roman legion levied by Augustus in 43 BC.
The III Augusta was probably present in the Battle of Philippi in 42 BC, where Augustus and Mark Antony defeated the army of the senators that conspired to murder Julius Caesar.
From 30 BC onwards, Legio III Augusta was stationed in the province of Africa.
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 Legio III Parthica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio III Parthica was a Roman legion leviedby emperor Lucius Septimius Severus in 197 AD, for his campaign against the Parthian empire, hence the cognomen Parthica.The legion was still active in the Eastern provinces in the early 5thcentury.
Together with its twin legions I Parthica and II Parthica, the third Parthian legion was levied for the attack on theeastern frontier.
During the 3rd century, III Parthica took part in several other campaigns against the Parthians.In the early 5th century, the legion was still active in the region.
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 Legio I Parthica
Legio I Parthica: one of the Roman legions.
This army unit and its sisters II Parthica and III Parthica were founded in 197 by the emperor Lucius Septimius Severus, who used them in his war against the Parthian empire.
I Parthica was stationed in a fortress called Singara, where it stayed for centuries, defending the empire against the Parthians and -after the fall of their empire- the Sassanid Persians.
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 Legio III Cyrenaica - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Legio III Cyrenaica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio III Cyrenaica, meaning from Cyrenaica (a Roman province), was a Roman legion probably levied by Mark Antony around 36 BC, then governor of Cyrenaica.
III Cyrenaica would remain in Egypt and, in 35 AD was in Alexandria, sharing camp with Legio XXII Deotariana.
After the rebellion of Zenobia in 267-272, III Cyrenaica was transferred to an unclear location, although the legion was in Bostra in the beginning of the 5th century AD.
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LEGIO XVI GALLICA Raised by Octavian in 41-40 BC; the Legion, from 30 BC onwards, was stationed on the Rhine frontier.
The remainder of the Legion surrendered to the rebel Iulius Civilis in 69 and was subsequently disbanded by Emperor Vespasian and reconstituted as Legion XVI Flavia Firma "Flavian Steadfast".
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 LEGIO I PARTHICA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Die Legio I Parthica war, wie die II und III Parthica, eine römische Legion, die im Jahr 197 vom Kaiser Septimius Severus für einen Feldzug gegen die Parther ausgehoben wurde.
Nach dem Erfolg des Feldzugs blieben I Parthica und III Parthica in der Region, um nachfolgende Rebellionen und Angriffe aus dem Partherreich zu vermeiden.
Legionäre aus der I Parthica wurden üblicherweise auch in anderen Regionen eingesetzt, darunter Lykien, Kilikien und Cyrenaica.
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 Legio III Gallica
Legio III Gallica: one of the Roman legions.
Using III Gallica, VI Ferrata, and X Fretensis, Corbulo captured the Armenian capitals Artaxata (modern Yerevan; 58) and Tigranocerta (59), and gave the Armenians a new, pro-Roman king, Tigranes (a great-grandson of the Jewish king Herod the Great).
Mesopotamia was annexed to the empire and occupied by two new legions (I Parthica and III Parthica).
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Created by Septimius Severus together with II and III Parthica (see also 1308f) in support of his large-scale plans for war against the Parthian empire and to garrison the new provinces which were created from conquered territory in AD 197 or somewhat later.
Legio I Parthica still had her headquarters at Singara in AD 360 (Ammianus Marcellinus XX.6.8).
A son of a soldier from I or III Parthica erected a tombstone for him in Cilicia (Cagnat IGR III.814).
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 Legio III Parthica
Legio III Parthica: one of the Roman legions.
It is certain, however that it was founded in 197 by the emperor Lucius Septimius Severus, together with two sister legions, I Parthica and II Parthica.
III Parthica was stationed in a fortress called Rhesaena on the Upper Chaboras (modern Khabur).
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 List of Roman legions
Legio III Augusta – 43 BC to (at least) late 4th century, Augustus
Legio III Gallica – around 49 BC to at least early 4th century, Julius Caesar
Legio X Equestris – 58 BC to (at least) 5th century, Julius Caesar
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 Legio III Parthica -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio III Parthica was a (A division of from 3000 to 6000 men (including cavalry) in the Roman army) Roman legion levied by emperor (Click link for more info and facts about Lucius Septimius Severus) Lucius Septimius Severus in 197 AD, for his campaign against the Parthian empire, hence the cognomen Parthica.
Together with its twin legions (Click link for more info and facts about I Parthica) I Parthica and (Click link for more info and facts about II Parthica) II Parthica, the third Parthian legion was levied for the attack on the eastern frontier.
III Parthica remained in the region afterwards, garrisoning the new province of (The land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq) Mesopotamia.
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 List of Roman legions Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio II Italica - 165 to beginning of the 5th century, Marcus Aurelius
Legio II Parthica – 197 AD until, at least half of 4th century, Lucius Septimius Severus
Legio XIX - 41 or 40 BC to 9 AD (destroyed in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest), Augustus
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Legio III Augusta (''levied by Augustus'') – 43 BC to (at least) late 4th century, Augustus
Legio III Cyrenaica (''from Cyrenaica'') – probably around 36 BC to (at least) 5th century, Marcus Antonius
Legio III Gallica (''from Gallia'') – around 49 BC to at least early 4th century, Julius Caesar
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 List of Roman legions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio VIII - 59–48 BC, Julius Caesar, disbanded and re-enlisted by Augustus as Legio VIII Augusta
Legio IX Triumphalis (Triumphant) - 59–48 BC, Julius Caesar, disbanded and re-enlisted by Augustus as Legio IX Hispana
Legio XI - 58-45 BC, Julius Caesar (emblem: Neptune), disbanded, reconstituted by Augustus as Legio XI Legio XII Victrix (Victoriuos) - 57 BC to 45, Julius Caesar
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 List of Roman legions explained   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio I Parthica (''Parthian'') - 197 to early 6th century, Septimius Severus
Legio XIV Gemina Martia Victrix (''Twin'' and Martial Victory) - Augustus
Later on, in the 4th century, the legions lose the role of backbone of the Roman armies in favour of the cavalry units; their new role is the one of static control of the borders of the empire, guarding the fortified garrisons in the zones most exposed to enemy invasion.
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 Legio II Parthica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio II Parthica was a Roman legion levied by emperor Septimius Severus in 197 AD, for his campaign against the Parthian Empire of Iran, hence the cognomen Parthica.
After this war, II Parthica returned to Italia, and was stationed near Rome, in Castra Albana (Albano Laziale) – it was the first legion stationed in Italia in the last two centuries.
Next, the legion was again sent to Parthia and their commander Macrinus was responsible for Caracalla's murder in that region in 217.
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 The Roman Legions
Legio II Traiana Fortis (Trajan's strong or brave legion)
Galba disbanded Legio I and Legio III saw no action in the civil war that eventually saw Vespasian take the throne.
Was the twin legion of Legio III Herculia.
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The legio was a miniature army that contained within its ranks troops trained and equipped to perform all kinds of different duties both on and off the battlefield.
legio X Gemina (the tenth 'twin' or 'double' legion), to which honorary titles like pia fidelis (dutiful and loyal) could be added.
In the course of the third century AD the cohortes praetoriae in the comitatus, the imperial field army, were regularly supplemented by mobile troops from the legio II Parthica based at Albanum in Italy.
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 Legio III Parthica - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Legio III Parthica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio III Parthica - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Legio III Parthica.
Here you will find more informations about Legio III Parthica.
The orginal Legio III Parthica article can be editet
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 Liste der römischen Legionen
Legio I Adiutrix Die Helferin, wurde 68 n.
Legio II Adiutrix pia fidelis Helferin, immer treu
Legio XX Valeria Victrix tapfere siegreiche 31 n.
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 Legio II Parthica - netlexikon
Nach dem Partherfeldzug wurde die II Parthica nach Italien verlegt und nahe Roms in den Albaner Bergen stationiert, und ist somit zum einen als Reserve, zum anderen als Sicherheitselement bei internen Auseinandersetzungen zu sehen.
Unterwegs jedoch wurde die II Parthica in ihrer Unterstützung für Maximinus schwankend, und sie töteten ihn, bevor er dem Senat gegenübertreten konnte.
Der letzte Bericht über die II Parthica kommt vom Tigris aus der Mitte des 4.
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 The Roman Legions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Legio VII Claudia Pia Fidelis (Loyal and Faithful to Claudius)
Legio X Fretensis (Legion of the sea straights)
Legio XI Claudia Pia Fidelis (Loyal and Faithful to Claudius)
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