Roman Imperial Navy 2nd-3rd Centuries

Romanized Liburna during Trajan’s Dacian Wars. Octavian had formally established the Roman imperial navy following the battle of Actium, when he sent Antony‚Äôs captured ships to Forum Iudii (present-day Frejus on the south coast of France), establishing a permanent naval base to control the northern Mediterranean. He started with two major fleet commands: Classis Praetoria […]

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