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Legionary Ballista crew prepare to engage pict warriors in the Scottish Highlands at the outset of the Battle of Mons Graupius. The Legion were not committed, and the victory was taken by Auxilliary troops.

Legionaries deploy winding mechanism to generate torsion on the Legionís ballista, or stone thrower

Magistar Ballistarius checks sights and tension on Legionary bolt thrower, or Scorpion

Auxillia, including the† Hamian with long robe and characteristic helm deliver archery support and cover for† artillery crews. Note the recurved bow adopted from the near East