A Roman Soldier, or Legionary, with a Short Javelin and Shield
Illustration of a Roman soldier, also called a legionary, carrying a shield, short sword, and a short javelin for throwing. He is wearing sandals, traditional armor, and a helmet.
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P. V. N. Myers A General History for Colleges and High Schools (Boston, MA: Ginn & Company, 1896)