Légion Romaine VIII Augusta

Argentoratum

Légionnaire de la Légion Romaine VIII Augusta explaining the Scorpio catapult

The photo shows legionnaires of legio VIII Augusta during the Roman encampment at Aalen. The legionnaires et auxiliary soldiers of this unit had built a picket-fence around their camp, using the sharpened palisade stakes carried by each Roman infantryman. The narrow streets between tent rows were used to display lorica segmentata body armour, helmets, shields, pila, field signs, et other equipment items which were of interest to the visiting public. Two Scorpio catapults covered the entrance to the camp, et there were legionnaires at hand who answered many questions about Roman camp life et about the catapults in particular. Legio VIII Augusta was garrisoned at Argentoratum (Strassbourg, France).

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Shields et pila in front of the leather tents of legio VIII Augusta

Shields et pila in front of the leather tents of legio VIII Augusta

Round shield, helmets et lorica segmentata body armour

Round shield, helmets et lorica segmentata body armour

Scorpio, small catapult

Scorpio, small catapult

Légionnaires chatting

Légionnaires chatting

View of the camp at Aalen

View of the camp at Aalen

The field kitchen at Aalen

The field kitchen at Aalen

Fence made of palisade stakes et rope

Fence made of palisade stakes et rope

Legio VIII Augusta participates in historic reenactments et other events during the summer months.

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Garnisons des Légions Romaines