Alpine Regiments

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Alpine Regiments Of The Roman Army
... The Alpine regiments of the Roman army were those auxiliary units of the army that were originally raised in the Alpine provinces of the Roman Empire Tres Alpes, Raetia and Noricum ... The term "Alpine" is used geographically in this context and does not necessarily imply that the regiments in question were specialised in mountain warfare ... However, in the Julio-Claudian period (ante AD 68), when the regiments were still largely composed of Alpine recruits, it is likely that they were especially adept at mountain operations ...

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