Contrary to the accepted opinion, only a few hundred, perhaps a thousand Cypriots left their island to serve in a cohors Cypria. A "Cyprian" cohort, which as time went by came to consist mainly of non-Cypriots, saw active service on the Danube during the Dacian wars; later, it was assigned to garrison duty in the Crimea.
|Book series||Report of the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
Bibliographical noteWith a summary in Greek
- Roman Empire
- military history