How was the Roman army organized?


The Roman Army was organized into Legions, a legion was headed by a legate. Each legion had 5000 men and was further divided into cohorts with each cohort comprising six centuries; a century (originally 100 men, later 80 men) was headed by a centurion. Centurions were very important as they trained the soldiers under their command and ensured that everyone obeyed orders.
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The Roman army was organised in 800 legionnaires, who were in the army, who then formed one legion. The legion would then be split into centuries, a group of eighty men, who were controlled by a Centurion. These centuries would be divided into smaller groups with different tasks to perform.
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