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Roman Legion - Legio XII Fulminata

Багерман А.Я.

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Legio XII Fulminata The Twelfth Lightning Legion was a Roman legion formed by Julius Caesar during the Republic.

Date of creation: 58 BC Existed until the beginning of the fifth century.

Symbol: slash lightning sign. A lightning strike in ancient Rome was considered an auspicious sign from the gods. Such a legion cognomen most likely means one who is blessed by the gods.

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The ring of an officer of the 12th Legion. Private collection. 1st century AD
The ring of an officer of the 12th Legion. Private collection. 1st century AD
Records of the presence of the 12th Lightning Legion in Gobustan (Ayserbajan Nature Reserve). 1st century AD

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Legion, Legionnaire

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