Born: 0XX AD
- With the seventh, eighth, and ninth legions, the Tenth was among the oldest units of the imperial Roman army. 61 BC - Crossed Rhine into Gaul, 58 BC - They were with Julius Caesar when he invaded Gaul and the Roman commander mentions the tenth legion in his accounts of an encounter with the Germanic leader Ariovistus - Defeated by Julius Caesar at battle of Vesontio. 57 BC - The soldiers of the tenth legion are also mentioned in the battle against the Nervians. 55 BC - 52 BC - The invasion of Britain in the summer, and the siege of Gergovia. - He employed the soldiers as cavalry.
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