Roman Soldier, A (So You Want to Be) by Fiona Macdonald

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  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • History - Ancient,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • People & Places - Europe,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Army,
  • Job description,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Military antiquities,
  • Rome,
  • Soldiers

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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10903911M
ISBN 100761314210
ISBN 109780761314219

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Casca is the Roman soldier who pierced Jesus on the cross. Well not historically, but in this Roman Soldier Sadler novel Casca is the name given to the soldier. This series of books starts off with Jesus condeming Casca to forever be what he is until they meet again.

The story line is very interesting. The character is believable.4/5. The stories revolve around the life of A book Rufio Longinus, the soldier in the Roman legions who drove the Holy Lance into the side of Jesus Christ on Golgotha, and (in the novels) who is doomed by Jesus to wander the Earth aimlessly, always as a soldier, until the Second Coming.

The character is loosely based on the Longinus legend of Christianity. Claudius Lysias is a figure mentioned in the New Testament book of the Acts of the Apostles.

According to ActsLysias was a Roman tribune and the commander (chiliarch) of the Roman garrison ("cohort" Acts ) in Jerusalem. Claudius Lysias is called "the tribune" (in Greek χιλίαρχος, chiliarch) 16 times within Acts Roman Soldier vs Germanic Warrior, 1st Century AD | Lindsay Powell | download | B–OK.

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Cincinnatus was a conservative opponent of the rights of Born: c. BC, Kingdom of Rome. Luke New Living Translation (NLT) The Faith of a Roman Officer. 7 When Jesus had finished saying all this to the people, he returned to Capernaum. 2 At that time the highly valued slave of a Roman officer [] was sick and near death.

3 When the officer heard about Jesus, he sent some respected Jewish elders to ask him to come and heal his slave. 4 So they earnestly begged Jesus to help. In the Roman army, the office of centurion was the highest rank a soldier could achieve.

Just as in the military today, Centurions were promoted as they moved onto higher positions of responsibility. It was a position of great honour. A soldier’s promotion to Centurion was almost always based on his good conduct and ability.

The repercussions were even worse in first-century Jerusalem: The historian Josephus tells us that an irreverent Roman soldier lowered his pants, bent. Roman soldiers had to serve in the army for twenty-five years before they were permitted to retire. They received a pension or a gift of land when they left the army.

Roman legionaries were not allowed to get married. The Training of Roman Soldiers. The Roman Army was. Buy on Amazon Avoid Being a Roman Soldier (The Danger Zone) David Stewart Fiction and non-fiction merge in this funny and cartoon-style guide to life as a Roman Solider.

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Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners. Tiberius Julius Abdes Pantera (/ p æ n ˈ t ɛr ə /; c. 22 BC – AD 40) was a Roman soldier whose tombstone was found in Bingerbrück, Germany, in A historical connection from this soldier to Jesus has long been hypothesized by numerous scholars, based on the claim of the ancient Greek philosopher Celsus, who, according to Christian writer Origen in his "Against Celsus" (Greek.

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The authors of this book have gathered a wealth of evidence from all over the Roman Empire's excavated examples as well as pictorial and documentary sources to present a picture of what range of equipment would be available at any given time, what it would look like and how it would function.

In his 75 A.D. bestseller, The Jewish War, Josephus () describes an anti-Semitic Roman soldier who dropped trou before a crowd of Jews celebrating Passover. The. About AD the Greek philosopher Celsus, in his book 'The True Word', expressed what appears to have been the consensus Jewish opinion about Jesus, that his father was a Roman soldier called Pantera.

'Pantera' means Panther and was a fairly common name among Roman soldiers. The rumor is repeated in the Talmud and in. Turns out Russ created the two most famous Comic Book Toy Soldier Ads - and they are probably among the most widely remembered and most reprinted Ads ever seen in comic books of the era.

Russ said “Yeah, the one with the Revolutionary Soldiers and the one with the Roman Soldiers. Soldiers coming to John the Baptist: Some soldiers come to John the Baptist for baptism (Luke ).

Since John’s primary ministry was in Galilee, these are probably Jewish soldiers of Herod Antipas. Gentile officer who comes to Jesus (Matt ). It is possible that this officer is a Roman centurion, as it is normally interpreted.

Question: "Was Longinus the name of the Roman soldier who pierced Jesus with the spear?" Answer: Short answer: no, the Roman soldier who pierced Jesus with a spear was probably not named Longinus, although there is a tradition that not only names him but provides a colorful history of his further exploits.

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The Book of Acts continues: When we got to Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself, with a soldier to guard him. (Acts ) House Arrest. Paul was probably taken to an apartment, located in one of the many multi-story housing bocks — or insulae — of Rome.

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The Bronze Bow is set in Roman-occupied Israel during the time of Jesus. Eighteen-year-old Daniel bar Jamin is living in the hills above Galilee. He has been there for five years, having escaped a. Roman - A person who lives in or comes from Rome in Italy.

Roman Governor-The ruler of Roman Britain, who worked for the Roman Emperor. Sacred - Something that is believed to be holy and to have a special connection with a god or gods.

Senate - The Roman government, made up of senators. Senator - A person elected to be part of the government. In the Roman Army the soldiers would be stationed all over the known world, many times very far away from home.

It was often a boring job as the day to day routine played itself out. While Judea was a volotile province it was still probably a pretty boring job being a legionnaire from day to day and so the soldiers played games to pass the time. The Roman army was the first truly professional army in world history.

It was large enough to keep control over a vast empire, and its reputation as a highly-disciplined and deadly fighting force has persisted through the ages.

But what was life really like for an average soldier in the Roman army?* A Roman soldier c. REQUIREMENTS. The Roman soldier was not only expected to be an excellent fighter but he was required to be a competent builder, engineer and worker. Fighting in the Roman army was competitive and done for the sake offrom which we get our word “virtue,” was manly courage and lina, the handmaiden of virtus, meant self-control, determination and an orderly way of doing things.

Caligae, heavy-soled military shoes or sandals which were worn by Roman legionary soldiers and auxiliaries throughout the history of the Roman Republic and Empire. The focale, a scarf worn by the Roman legionary to protect the neck from chafing caused by constant contact with the soldier's armor.

Cornelius was part of the Italian Regiment (Acts ), a cohort based in Syria and part of the Roman administration for the region. The centurion was the “backbone” of the Roman army and the most important tactical officer (Keener ).

In the first century a soldier normally served about twenty years, although some centurions chose."Sir, may I be frank, one old soldier to another?" asked the Centurion. He and the Tribune went back a long way, though the Tribune was of the equestrian class, and he a mere commoner.

"Please, Cassius," he said somewhat more gently, and motioned for the Centurion to take a seat. "I must beg your indulgence, sir," Cassius began.Hot Historical Fiction Part 1: Gladiators, Roman Soldiers and Slaves by Anne Rouyer, Supervising Librarian, Mulberry Street Library Febru Who says that all historical fiction is dull and boring?

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