What was the tattoo that Roman Legionnaires had on their ...

Dec 06, 2008 · What was the tattoo that Roman Legionnaires had on their arms? I was watching Gladiator the other day and remembered that as a sign of loyalty Roman legionnaires would tattoo their arm. From what I remember it had something to do with their legion(as in the designation of their legion), but I've never come across any pics or reproductions in art.…

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The legion evolved from 3,000 men in the Roman Republic to over 5,200 men in the Roman Empire, consisting of centuries as the basic units. Until the middle of the first century, ten cohorts (about 500 men) made up a Roman legion. This was later changed to nine cohorts of standard size (with six centuries at 80 men each) with the first cohort ...…

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May 12, 2012 · She goes onto to say that, "We do not know what this official mark looked like. It was possibly an eagle or the symbol of the soldier's legion or unit." This is mentioned for units that were specifically in Britain. Perhaps the SPQR is completely fabricated, but ……