Cyclopes suffer from horrible depth perception. To overcome this disadvantage in the wild, they've developed a form of echolocation by way of whistling. So use caution the next time you're trekking through the woods and hear "The Andy Griffith Show" theme tune. That could be danger lurking ahead. http://www.artisticdyslexia.com/
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Hannibal Barca was a Carthaginian general, considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. One of his most famous achievements was at the outbreak of the Second Punic War, when he marched an army which included war elephants from Iberia over the Pyrenees and the Alps into Italy.
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The Eighteenth Legion, was a legion of the Imperial Roman army. It was founded ca, 41 BC by the future emperor Augustus. The legion was, along with two others, destroyed in the Battle of Teutoburg Forest. The legion's symbol and cognomen are unknown.
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A Roman legion was the largest unit of the Roman army involving from 3000 men in early times to over 5200 men in imperial times, consisting of centuries as the basic units. Until the middle of the first century, 10 cohorts (about 5,000 men) made up a Roman Legion.
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The eleventh legion was levied by Caesar for his Helvetii campaign in 58 BC. The legion fought in the Battle against the Nervians, and probably fought at the Siege of Alesia as well. During the civil war, the Eleventh legion fought for Caesar at the Battle of Dyrrhachium and at Pharsalus.
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The "Lucky Flavian Fourth Legion", was a legion of the Imperial Roman army founded in AD 70 by the emperor Vespasian from the ashes of the Legio IV Macedonica. This Roman Legion was featured in the beginning of the movie Gladiator where Maximus Decimus Meridius was the Legion general, leading the campaign in Germania against the Marcomanni.
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The 13th Legion, also known as Legio tertia decima Gemina, was a legion of the Imperial Roman army. It was one of Julius Caesar's key units in Gaul and in the civil war, and was the legion with which he famously crossed the Rubicon.
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