Israeli archaeologists uncover base of 6th Roman Legion in Galilee
Legion camp served as a type of headquarters for managing Rome's military. From there, 3,500 soldiers ruled over the Galilee and part of Samaria 1,800 years ago.
Israeli archaeologists have found ruins they believe are the site of one of the two Roman legions based in the country between 120 and 300 C.E.
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