I Germanica   Update 29.09.2016    
1 Real-Encyclopädie article Legio by Ritterling p.1376-1380      
History from 30 BC to 284 AD        
Date Action Legionary HQ Modern name Province Comment
48 BC raised by Caesar as consul or in 43 by consul Pansa        
36 Octavian's campaigns vs Sextus Pompeius        
29 in Spain     Hispania  
27-19 Cantabrian wars in Spain        
c.25 granted title "Augusta"        
19 lost title Augusta for cowardice and moved to Gaul        
19/18 possibly disbanded and reformed by Tiberius        
by 6 AD based on the Rhine     Germania  
9 based at Oppidum Ubiorum Köln//Cologne Germania Inferior  
15 received title "Germanica"        
? moved to Bonna Bonna Bonn Germania Inferior  
67 suppressed Vindex's revolt        
69 supported Vitellius       1st battle of Bedriacum
69 defeated       2nd battle of Bedriacum
70 disbanded by Vespasian for legion's surrender in the Civilis revolt