XI Claudia   Update 2016-11-20    
1 Real-Encyclopädie article Legio by Ritterling p.1690-1705      
History from 58 BC to 284 AD        
Date Action Legionary HQ Modern name Province Comment
58 BC raised by Caesar in Gallia Cisalpina as his 11th legion        
58-45 Caesar's Gallic and civil wars        
45 demobilised        
42 reformed by Octavian        
42 fought for Octavian at Philippi        
41 Octavian's siege of Perusia        
31 fought for Octavian at Actium        
30 moved to Illyricum     Illyricum no title yet
7/8 AD Illyricum divided into Dalmatia and Pannonia Burnum Kistanje Dalmatia  
42 received title by Claudius for stopping Scribonianus' revolt       titled Claudia Pia Fidelis
69 supported Otho, but too late for 1st battle of Bedriacum        
69 supported Vespasian       2nd battle of Bedriacum
70 marched to the Rhine to help put down the Civilis revolt Vindonissa Windisch, Schweiz Germania Superior  
74 Clemens' campaign on upper Rhine        
83 Domitian's Chatti war        
101 moved to the Danube Brigetio Szöny Pannonia Superior  
101-106 Trajan's Dacian wars        
106 probably based at Durosturum Silistra, Bulgaria Moesia Inferior  
114 certainly based at Durosturum Silistra, Bulgaria Moesia Inferior  
132-135 2nd Jewish revolt (vexillation)        
166-180 M.Aurelius' Marcomannic wars       probably, but no evidence
193-194 for Septimius Severus vs Pescennius Niger (vexillation)       battle of Issus
211/217 titled Antoniniana after Caracalla        
222/235 titled Alexandriana after Alexander Severus        
260s titled Pia VI Fidelis VI by Gallienus       Six times dutiful and loyal
284 still at Durosturum Durosturum Silistra, Bulgaria Moesia Inferior