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POLL: Where was the Centurion?


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goragrad writes:

Same position in the century for the centurion as for the first century in the legion. As noted by Jovian – front rank, right flank.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
front rank, center
75
19%
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front rank, right flank
83
21%
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front rank, alternating flanks
60
15%
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no opinion
171
44%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Ancient Warfare's 2010 special edition featured the Roman centuria. In Ross Cowan's article The Centuria in Battle, he raises some ideas about where the centurion might have positioned himself in the battleline of his centuria.

Where do you think the centurion was positioned within the centuria?

front rank, center
front rank, center
front rank, right flank
front rank, right flank
front rank, alternating flanks
Within the maniple, each centuria has one centurion on the right, and one on the left