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Roman Legion - Legio VII Claudia Pia Fidelis

Багерман А.Я., Евсеенков А.С.

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Legio VII Claudia (Seventh Legion of Claudius)— Roman Legion formed by Julius Caesar .

Dates of existence: 58 BC Lasted until the end of the IV century AD.

Symbols: The Bull and the Lion

Nicknames: Paterna (The Oldest), Claudia (Legion of Claudius), Macedonica( Macedonian), Pia Fidelis (Loyal and Loyal)

Battle Path

An inscription from the Azrak oasis mentioning the VII Claudian Legion. Jordan. Museum. A.D. 273
Salona, tombstone of Tribonius of the VII Claudian Legion. Archaeological Museum of Split, Croatia. 6-58 A.D.
Biyachi, the tombstone of Wegnonius, a veteran of the VII Claudius Legion. Split City Museum, Archaeological Museum, Croatia. 6-58 A.D.

Related topics

List of Roman Legions, Legion, Legionnaire, Gaius Julius Caesar, Octavian Augustus, Mark Antony, Legio III Cyrenaica, Year of the Four Emperors, Year of the Four Emperors


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5. I. Piso, "Legends of the Province of the Province of Dacia", in: Jan Le Bogec, Legion of Rome, Empire of the Upper (2000 Lyon) 205-225

6. K. Strobel, " Zur Geschichte der Legiones V (Macedonica) and VII (Claudia pia fidelis)", in the publication "State District in Galatia", in: Jan Le Bogue, Le Legion de Rome-sousse-le Empire (2000 Lyon) 515-52


Salona, tombstone of Vatinius of the VII Claudian Legion. Archaeological Museum of Split, Croatia. 6-58 A.D.