Legio XIV GeminaLegio XIV Gemina Martia Victrix
was a legion
of the Roman Empire
created by Octavian
. The name gemina
(twin in latin) suggests that the legion resulted from fusion of two previous ones; martia victrix
(martial victory) were cognomens added by Nero
following the victory over Boudicca
. It was one of four legions used by Aulus Plautius
in the invasion of Britain
by Rome in 43
. In 68
it was stationed in Galia Narbonensis.
See also: List of Roman legions, Roman legion
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