Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Roman militia and garrison troops
#1
Would the militia troops sent to initially fight the slave revolts have been towns and city folk with no military experience? Or were there established militia units across Italy and Sicily? How would they have been recruited and organised?

Any material that I could be pointed to for research into the non-legionary military structure (garrisons/militia) in the Roman republic and empire?

Thanks.
Neil Ritchie
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Roman troops in Thuringia ? Simplex 16 4,676 09-23-2018, 11:17 AM
Last Post: CaesarAugustus
  Training Foreign Troops-Roman Evidence? Titus Labienus 8 1,863 09-19-2014, 10:26 AM
Last Post: Flavivs Aetivs
  Late Roman troops: \"normal\" vs. elite Razor 17 4,236 08-03-2012, 05:38 AM
Last Post: Razor

Forum Jump: