Were Roman soldiers good fighters?

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Were Roman soldiers good fighters?

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Q. When did the three Punic wars take place?

264 B.C.

Q. Who won the 3 Punic Wars?

Rome

Scipio AemilianusRoman RepublicHasdrubal the BoetharchCarthage

Q. Could a Roman army beat a medieval army?

Ultimately, the Romans would almost certainly win a hand-to-hand, face-to-face fight, but Medieval warfare no longer revolved around that, and the heavy Knights and Longbowmen would likely make short work of the Legions before they could close for battle.

Q. Why did no one copy the Roman army?

As to why they didn’t use the imperial legions, was because they couldn’t afford to. The countries were way too small and decentralized (taxes were seen only as an emergency funding for the king and there would be riots if they lasted too long) to afford standing armies for the vast majority of the medieval period.

Q. What was the most powerful medieval kingdom?

For most of the Middle Ages, the Roman Empire was unquestionably the most politically and militarily powerful country in all of Europe.

A Roman soldier was a well-trained fighting machine. Roman soldiers weren’t always at war – they spent most of their time training for battle. They practised fighting in formation and man-to-man. Legionaries also patrolled their conquered territories and built roads, forts and aqueducts (a bridge which carried water).

Q. Why was Rome’s army so strong?

The training that soldiers had to do was very tough and thorough and included marching 20 miles a day wearing full armour. This meant that the Roman armies were very fit and organised. This training combined with having the most advances equipment at the time made the Roman army really powerful.

Q. What were Roman foot soldiers called?

legionaries

Q. What did Romans do once they conquered an area?

What did Romans, like the Persians, do once they conquered an area? They built roads to facilitate communication and trade. You just studied 12 terms!

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