The Matriarchs Legion (Mhirriah's Legion)
This is for our sons and husbands, our fathers and brother.
The Matriarchs were known for their brutal and efficient fighting style. They fought in twos, defending the back of another matriarch. They were often heard screaming at their opponents in rage, slinging insults to demoralize their opponents. They treat each fight as if being judged by their goddess and are one of the vanguard legions used as a primary force against the enemy forces.
Outfitting and RankingThe martriarchs legions often utilized spears and shields. Their primary weapon was a gladius and they wete generally heavily armored. The matriarchs rarely held more than 7000 women with 2000 reserved. At the head of the legion is the Primus Domina, chosen by the matriarch as the most skilled warrior in the legion. the next tier below belongs to the matron superiors, who are chosen to lead large force consisting of multiple detachments. Leaders of those detachments are matrons followed by squad leaders called dominas, and then the lowest tier of the matriarch centurion.
TrainingTraining is a long and brutal process that many don't survive. Prospects are driven constantly sometimes without sleep for days at a time. They go through rigorous exorcise in full armor to maintain their health and have numerous rituals they adhere to dedicated to the Matriarch.
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