Legio XX Valeria Victrix
Combines a personal, historical and archaeological approach to the study of the legion (roughly the first four centuries after Christ) as a whole. Epigraphic and historical evidence is presented for all those individuals known to have served with the Twentieth Legion in their various capacities. Sources are quoted, with translation, for each of these and significant details of the careers discussed.
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The cognomina of legio XX 199
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A.R.Birley Adiutrix Aelius Aemilius Agricola Antonine Wall army Augusta Aurelius beneficiarius Birley Britain Britannia campaigns career centuria centurion Chester Claudius Fatalis cognomen cognomina coh(ortis cohort colonia command context Cornelius D(is Dacian dedication detachment Dobson early emperor equestrian evidence f(ilio Flavius further Gaius garrison Gemina Hadrian Hadrian's Wall hastatus Holt Inchtuthil inscription Italy Iulius Kajanto Keppie Lambaesis later leg XX leg(ionis legate legio I Italica legio II Adiutrix legio III Augusta legio VII Gemina legio XX Legion Valeria Victrix legionary legionary centurionate legionary fortress Lucius lulius M(anibus Mann Marcus Maximus military Moesia Narbonensis nomen nomenclature Onomasticon optio perhaps praefectus Praetorian prefect primipilate primus pilus Proculus province quaestor ranks recorded recruitment Rhine Ritterling 1925 Rome Rufus second century Secundus Septimius served Severus soldiers suggest Summerly Tacitus third century tombstones transfer tribune Twentieth Legion Valeria V(ictricis veterans vexillation voting-tribe Wroxeter XX V(aleriae