Cohors II Italica Civium Romanorum

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Cohors II Italica Civium Romanorum
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Country Ancient Rome
Type Cohort
Role Infantry
Garrison/HQ Syria, ca. 69-157

Cohors II Italica Civium Romanorum was a Roman cohort from Italia formed from Roman citizens.[1] It is mentioned as Cohors Italica in Acts 10:1 and is associated with Cornelius the Centurion.

The cohort was among those stationed in Syria in 157 under legate Arridius Cornelianus.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Joachim Marquardt, Romische Staatsverwaltung, II, 467.
  2. ^ CIL XVI 106

Further reading[edit]

  • W. M. Ramsay. Cornelius and the Italic Cohort, The Expositor, 1896