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Roman Legion - Legio I Minervia

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The First Legion of Minerva (Latin: Legio I Minervia) was a Roman legion of the imperial era, formed in 82 AD by order of Emperor Domitian for the German campaign. Later, the legion encamped on the Rhine border, where it remained for several centuries.

Date of creation: 82 or 87 AD

The Legion lasted until the beginning of the 5th century

Symbol: Minerva, Aries or Capricorn

Battle Path

Antoninianus of Gallienus with reference to the First Legion of Minerva
Antoninianus of Gallienus with reference to the First Legion of Minerva

Denarius of Septimius Severus with reference to the First Legion of Minerva
Denarius of Septimius Severus with reference to the First Legion of Minerva

Tombstone of Gaius Julius Maternus, veteran of Minerva's First Legion. 2nd century AD

Digma of the First Legion of Minerva according to the Notitia Dignitatum

Related topics

Legion, Legionnaire, The Roman Empire, Late Roman Empire

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