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Roman Legion - Legio XV Apollinaris

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Legio XV Apollinaris The Fifteenth Legion Apollinaris was a Roman legion formed by Octavian Augustus during the Republic.

Date of creation: 41-40 BC lasted until the beginning of the 5th century AD.

Symbol: exact information about the legion's emblem is unknown, but most likely it was either an image of the sun god Apollo, or one of the animals dedicated to this god, for example, the griffin.

Battle Path

Tombstone of Plotidius Vitaly XV Apollinaris. Bad Deutsch-Altenburg Museum, Carnuntinum Museum. Austria. Around 94-120 AD.
Stele of Titus Calidius XV Apollinaris. Carnuntum. Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum. Austria. Early 2nd century AD
Stele of Quintus Fortesius of the Legion XV Apollinaris. Bad Deutsch-Altenburg Museum, Carnuntinum Museum. Austria.1-2 century AD

Related topics

Legion, Legionnaire

Literature

1. Dandelot-Collins. Legions of Rome

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

3. M. Sazel Kos, " The Fifteenth Legion in Emon - some thoughts ", in Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 109 (1995), 227-244

4. E. Wheeler, "Legio XV Apollinaris: from Carnuntum to Satala-and beyond", in: Yann Le Boheck, "The Legion of Rome and the Empire of the Upper" (2000 Lyon) 259-308

Gallery

Tombstone of Seius from the Legion of the XV Apollinaris. Carnuntinum Museum. Austria. Around 80-125 AD.