"Marco Antonio condecora con phalerae a un centurión", Ángel García Pinto
Londinium c. 200 AD ~ The early settlement became a trading port. The Roman historian Tacitus described the city as ‘packed with traders.’ a thriving city with a great bridge over the Thames (near the present London Bridge), a forum (market place), a vast basilica (town hall), an amphitheater, public baths and walled fort surrounded by a great defensive wall.
Centurion and legionary, from one of Varus's legions (XVII, XVIII and XIX), lost during the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, 9CE.
illustration of Angus Mcbride showing roman army warriors during the invasion of Britain in the 1st century AD