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Late Roman Army Grade/Rank List under Anastasius
Perge inscription:

Bracchiati Semissales (256 men)


Maurice Strategicon (12.B.8.1-16):

The Ancients, at a time when the legions (λεγεῶνες) comprised large numbers of men, formed the heavy infantry units (τάγματα) from sixteen files, totalling 256 men, that is to say each file was sixteen men deep,…

‘Maurice’s Strategicon and “the Ancients”: the Late Antique Reception of Aelian and Arrian’ in P. RANCE and N.V. SEKUNDA (edd.), Greek Taktika. Ancient Military Writing and its Heritage (Gdańsk 2017) 217-255

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RE: Late Roman Army Grade/Rank List under Anastasius - by Julian de Vries - 02-12-2018, 03:51 PM

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