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Roman Legion - Legio XIIII Gemina Martia Victrix

Багерман А. Я.

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Legio XIIII Gemina Martia Victrix The Fourteenth Legion (Twin Martian Victrix) was a Roman legion formed by Gaius Julius Caesar during the Roman Republic.

Dates of existence: 57 BC and lasted until the beginning of the 5th century AD.

Symbol: Unicorn

Nicknames: Gemina (paired), Martia (Mars), Victrix( Victorious), Pia VI Fidelis VI (Pious for the sixth time and Faithful for the sixth time)

Battle Path

Tombstone of Lucius Aemilius, who served in the Fourteenth Legion. Saalzburg Museum. 1st century AD
Gold denarius of Emperor Septimius Severus in honor of the 14th Legion. A.D. 193
Gravestone of Gnaeus Musias, standard bearer of the Fourteenth Legion. Mainz Museum, Landesmuseum. Late first century BC-Early 1st century AD

Related topics

List of Roman Legions, Legion, Legionnaire, Gaius Julius Caesar, Octavian Augustus, Year of the Four Emperors, Year of the Five Emperors, Legio I Adiutrix, Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajan


1. Dandelot-Collins. Legions of Rome.

2. R. Kanya. A brief history of the various legions.