Legion turns out a dozen battle-ready soldiers and officers.
orders from the Emperor are unsealed and reviewed by the Legate and
Legion musters and the officers review the troops.
Legate takes special care to ensure the Signifer and Aquilifer have
attended to their
gear as its honor requires.
Signifer and Aquilifer stand at attention as they are reviewed.
Locals are taught the glories of Rome.
CLOSE-UP: This lorica segmentata is a recreation of a find at Kalkriese.
CLOSE-UP: An early Imperial soldier in a riveted chainmail hamata.
Everything this soldier is wearing has been tinned.
CLOSEUP: The Optio with his staff for keeping troops in the rear from
"changing their mind" about wanting to fight.
CLOSE-UP: The Legion signifer and the Legate's personal standard.
CLOSE-UP: The Aquilifer and his Eagle. Notice the LEG X FRE on the
CLOSE-UP: Armed with his rod of Imperium, the Legion's legate wears
recreation of the primaporta Augustus musculata.
CLOSE-UP: Officers are distinguished by the lorica musculata and herakles
across the chest. The Tribune--as political attache and logistics
officer--is most often armed with
. . . paperwork.