Christianity and the Pax Romana (Daily Life of a Soldier (Trained to swim,…
Christianity and the Pax Romana
What is a Centurion?
Commander of about 80 men in a Roman Legion
How did Centurions, Legions and Aqueducts contribute to the Pax Romana?
aqueducts allowed population growth, centurions and Legions protected Rome
What is a Roman Legion?
A unit made of 10 cohorts, which was made of 6 centuries
What is an Aqueduct?
A pipeline to transport water
Daily Life of a Soldier
Trained to swim, build bridges, set up camp, and fight as a unit.
Some were trained to operate specific weapons, such as an onager
Roman soldiers were able to march more than 20 miles wearing armor.
Effects of Aqueducts on Roman Society
Cities grew larger
Lead to the establishment of the paid water system
They showed Roman engineering prowess