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Roman Infantry Formation by jasonjuta Roman Infantry Formation by jasonjuta
© Ancient Warfare Magazine
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snowking68 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing work
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Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Splendid :)
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CoreyAMurray Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014
By the oval shape of the shields, am I to assume that these are meant to be legionaries of the Praetorian Guard?
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jasonjuta Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
No, as far as I know the oval shield was used quite extensively at certain periods - I'm not an expert though, mainly receiving guidance from the article author.
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CoreyAMurray Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
Ah, I see.
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AMELIANVS Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
No they are ordinary legionaries.This shape of shield was used by common legionaries(together with other shapes-including rectangular so popular in pop culture)at this time.Shape of Republican shield that Praetorians possibly used for some time longer than legionaries was different from this shape.
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CoreyAMurray Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
I see. Of course, the oval shield that the Praetorians are depicted as using in that one stone relief could just as likely be ceremonial.
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propagangjah Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
great work
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meanus Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
good one
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Skrugl Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014
Gorgeous detailing. But how they throw pilums in such close formation?
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