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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 Lasted until the beginning of the fifth century.

Symbol: lightning binding sign. Initially, it may be a bull.

Nickname: Fulminata (Lightning Fast). A lightning strike in ancient Rome was considered an auspicious sign from the gods. Victrix( Victorious), Antiqua (Ancient), Certa Constans (Unbreakable)

Battle Path

Records of the presence of the 12th Lightning Legion in Gobustan (Ayserbajan Nature Reserve). 1st century AD

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

Related topics

List of Roman Legions, Legion, Legionnaire,Gaius Julius Caesar, Legio XI Claudia, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajan, Year of the Four Emperors, Diocletian

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