Legio XVI Gallica

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Legio sexta decima Gallica ("Gallic Sixteenth Legion") was a legion of the Imperial Roman army.[1] The legion was recruited by Octavian in 41/40 BC, and was disbanded after surrendering during the Batavian rebellion (AD 70);[2] Emperor Vespasian created a new legion, the XVI Flavia Firma. The emblem of the legion was probably a lion.

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  1. ^ Stephen Dando-Collins (3 September 2013). Legions of Rome. Quercus. pp. 136–. ISBN 978-1-62365-201-2. 
  2. ^ Matthew Bunson (1 January 2009). Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire. Infobase Publishing. pp. 313–. ISBN 978-1-4381-1027-1.