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Roman Army
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Roman Army
Roman Army Soldiers who fought to enlarge or defend Rome, often designated as either legionaries, auxiliaries, or Praetorians.
War in the Roman World
War in the Roman World Overviews Roman military engagements that defended and expanded the Roman polity. Explores the cultural and political ideals surrounding Rome’s militarism.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Roman Army
ROMAN ARMY. Roman control of Greater Syria (including Judea) lasted for seven centuries, being founded largely on the powerful and effective forces she established in the region. The character, organization, size, and distribution of those forces developed and changed over that long period. The army
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Army, Roman
Army, Roman The treatment will be confined to (I) a brief description of the organization of the army and (II) a consideration of the allusions in the NT to the Roman military establishment.
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Roman Military
ROMAN MILITARYThe specter of the Roman military machine was seen and felt across the NT world. According to Matthew, Jesus himself compared his heavenly Father’s angelic army to the vast number of the Roman legions (Mt 26:53). The Roman army reached new heights of might, organization and efficiency
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARMY; ROMAN
ARMY; ROMAN<ar’-mi>, <ro’-man>; The treatment of this subject will be confined to (I) a brief description of the organization of the army, and (II) a consideration of the allusions to the Roman military establishment in the New Testament.