IIII (IV) Macedonica Update 4.11.2016    
1 Real-Encyclopädie article Legio by Ritterling p.1549-1556      
History from 30 BC to 284 AD        
Date Action Legionary HQ Modern name Province Comment
48 BC raised by Caesar as consul        
44 declared for Octavian        
43 fought against M. Antonius at battle of Mutina        
42 fought for Octavian at Philippi in Macedonia        title possibly derives from that event
41 siege of Perusia        
31 probably fought for Octavian at Actium        
c.30 transferred to Spain Pisoraca,Cantabria Mainz Hispania Citerior  
27-19 Cantabrian Wars in Spain        
43 AD? moved by Claudius to the Rhine Mogontiacum Mainz Germania Superior to replace legion going to Britain
45 first firm attestation on the Rhine Mogontiacum Mainz Germania Superior  
69 supported Vitellius and sent vexillation to support him        
70 remaining cohorts surrendered to Civilis' rebels        
70 disbanded by Vespasian for legion's surrender in the Civilis revolt. Replaced by new legion IV Fla.