Factual error: There are numerous mistakes in the armour and equipment of the Roman troops. Roman infantrymen did not use round shields, although some auxiliaries did use oval shields. The Roman legionary's main weapon was the pilum (javelin), which he hurled before drawing his sword. Some of the soldiers in the last battle are carrying spears - carried by some auxiliaries but not legionaries - but no javelins are thrown as the Britons attack and there is no missile fire, although the Romans actually made heavy use of archers in the battle.
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