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Eventually his army grew to fifteen legions, most of which, however, were
composed of native recruits. After a summer spent in Rome, Caesar took the field
against the sons of Pompey with eight legions, and conducted his fourth winter ...
M At the inception of the Triumvirate Antony had 25 legions, Octavian 1 1 ,
Lepidus 7. In the campaign of Philippi the Caesarians disposed of 28 legions,
Cassius commanded 1 2 and Brutus 8. 15 During his governorship of Cilicia
Cicero had ...
The number of the Roman legions, which in 31 stood as high as seventy or
seventy-five, was cut down to twenty- seven or twenty-eight. On the other hand,
the auxiliary forces of light Augustus' infantry and horsemen} which since
Caesar's day ...
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