VII Claudia Pia Fidelis Update 5.11.2016    
1 Real-Encyclopädie article Legio by Ritterling p.1614-1629      
History from 30 BC to 284 AD        
Date Action Legionary HQ Modern name Province Comment
58 BC Caesar's 7th legion in Gaul        
58-45 Caesar's Gallic and civil wars        
45 legion demobilised and veterans received land        
43 reformed by Octavian        
43 fought for Octavian at Mutina        
42 fought for Octavian at Philippi in Macedonia       ? title Macedonica
41 siege of Perusia        
30 stationed in Balkans (or moved to Galatia ??)     Macedonia ? title Macedonica
13-11 Thracian campaign of L.Calpurnius Piso        
6-9 AD Pannonian war        
9 remained in Dalmatia after the war Tilurium Gardun, Croatia Dalmatia  
42 received title by Claudius for stopping Scribonianus' revolt       title Claudia Pia Fidelis
56/57 moved to Moesia Viminacium ? Kostolac, Serbia Moesia replacing IV Scythica
69 supported Otho and sent a vexillation       too late for 1st battle of Bedriacum
69 Vitellius sent vexillation back to Moesia        
69 marched to Rome in support of Vespasian       2nd battle of Bedriacum
70 returned to Moesia Viminacium Kostolac, Serbia Moesia  
86/88 Moesia divided in two provinces Viminacium Kostolac, Serbia Moesia Superior  
88-89 Domitian's Dacian war        
101-106 Trajan's Dacian wars        
114 a vexillation served in the East        
116/117 Jewish revolt on Cyprus (vexillation)        
161-166 Lucius Verus' Parthian wars (vexillation)        
166-180 M.Aurelius Marcomannic wars        
193 supported Septimius Severus for emperor        
211/218 titled Antoniniana after Caracalla        
222-235 titled Severiana Alexandriana after Alexander Severus        
244/249 titled Philippiana pia fidelis after Philip the Arab        
260s titled VI/VII Pia VI/VII Fidelis by Gallienus       for support against Postumus
284 still in Moesia Viminacium Kostolac, Serbia Moesia Superior