II Adiutrix Pia Fidelis Update 29.09.2016    
1 Real-Encyclopädie article Legio by Ritterling p.1437-1456      
History from 30 BC to 284 AD        
Date Action Legionary HQ Modern name Province Comment
70 AD officially formed from sailors of the Ravenna fleet 7 March by Vespasian, who gave it the title "Pia Fidelis".  Ravenna Ravenna Cisalpina title = "supportive" (to the regulars)
70 moved to the Rhine to fight the Civilis revolt Vetera Xanten Germania battle of Vetera (Xanten)
71 moved to Britannia Lindum Lincoln Britannia  
71/87 moved to new base in Britannia Deva  Chester Britannia  
87 transferred to the Danube for Domitian's Dacian wars Sirmium Sremska Mitrovica Pannonia Inferior  
87-89 Domitian's Dacian wars        
by 101 based at Singidunum Beograd Pannonia  
101-106 Trajan's Dacian wars        
106 based at Aquincum Budapest Pannonia Inferior  
115-117 Trajan's Parthian wars        
118 back in Pannonia Aquincum Budapest Pannonia Inferior  
118 Hadrian's Sarmatian war        
132-135 2nd Jewish revolt (vexillation)        
c.150 Mauretania (vexillation)        
161-166 Lucius Verus' Parthian wars (vexillation)        
166 returned to Pannonia Aquincum Budapest Pannonia Inferior  
166-180 M.Aurelius' Marcomannic wars        
193-194 Septimius Severus' civil war vs Niger        
195-197 Septimius Severus' Parthian wars        
213 Caracalla's war against the Alamanni (vexillation)        
216-217 Caracalla's war against the Parthians (vexillation)        
284 still at Aquincum Aquincum Budapest Pannonia Inferior