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joining_roman_army - the people of Rome. Be a hero. Be...

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Joining the Roman Army Reasons for joining: Reasons against joining:
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Get a cash settlement and a piece of land at the end of your service. Many die in battle. Pay for own food, weapons, pension and funeral. 3000 denarii (silver pieces) pay per year. Clothing is free. Travel the Empire. Learn a skill like building roads, baths, bridges and forts. Impress the women. Protect the Empire and
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Unformatted text preview: the people of Rome. Be a hero. Be physically fit and healthy. March 20 miles every day wearing heavy armour and carrying camping equipment. Be least at1.6m tall Capture many riches in the war from our Empires enemies. Must follow orders without question or risk the punishment of flogging. Give 25 years service. Cannot have a wife or girlfriend until you leave the army....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 201 taught by Professor Sabey during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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