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... Michael Fassbender as Quintus Dias, a centurion of the Ninth Legion ... an animal!" Dominic West as Titus Flavius Virilus, the general (legate) of the Ninth Legion ... Liam Cunningham as Ubriculius ("Brick"), a veteran soldier from the Ninth Legion ...
... The film uses the premise of the missing Ninth Legion still existing somewhere in Britain at this time, a once popular idea among British historians ... The Ninth Legion disappears from Roman records from about 120 AD, by which time, it has been suggested, it was no longer serving in Britain ... Rather, it has been thought that the Legion was destroyed in some unknown war near the Danube frontier or perhaps whilst serving on the Eastern front fighting ...
Famous quotes containing the words legion and/or ninth:
“I am sometimes told that Women aint fit to vote. Why, dont you know that a woman had seven devils in her: and do you suppose a woman is fit to rule the nation? Seven devils aint no account; a man had a legion in him.”
—Sojourner Truth (c. 17971883)
“And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”
—Bible: New Testament Matthew, 27:46.
The words of Jesus were anticipated in Psalms 22:1.