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He was a purely military man appointed by the emperor, usually a centurion whose term of service was completed.
A century was a group of 100 men commanded by a centurion.
He entered the army, and under Caracalla rose to the rank of centurion.
Three walkers completed in excess of 100 miles and we welcomed one new Australian centurion into our elite club.
Was the roman centurion from Capernaum there, or that other centurion who with a deep stirring of the spirit watched Him die?