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« on: July 09, 2004, 06:20:13 PM »
I am always looking for rank structures to use in games. Ranks come in handy in forums as well, but there are so few good, one-stop-shops for a nice list of different rank structures. It is my hope that you will share some of your historical knowledge or ranks and/or reveal to us the hierarchy of ranks in the games that you play.

I found a nice site with ranks of the Roman Legion:
http://www.unrv.com/military/legion.php

Organization of the Roman Legion

A full strength legion was officially made up of 6,000 men, but typically all legions were organized at under strength and generally consisted of approximately 5,300 fighting men including officers. It is difficult to determine whether non-combatants like field surgeons and clerks were included in the 5,300 or helped bring the total number of men up to the official 6,000.

The basic structure of the army is as follows:

Contubernium: (tent group) consisted of 8 men.

Centuria: (century) was made up of 10 contubernium with a total of 80 men commanded by a centurion

Cohorts: (cohort) included 6 centuriae or a total of 480 fighting men, not including officers. In addition the first cohort was double strength but with only 5 centuriae instead of the normal 6.

Legio: (Legion) consisted of 10 cohorts.
Additionally each Legion had a 120 man Alae (cavalry unit) called the Eques Legionis permanently attached to it possibly to be used as scouts and messengers.

Therefore the total fighting strength of a Legion:
The First Cohort totaling 800 men (5 double-strength centuries with 160 men each) 9 Cohors (with 6 centuries at 80 men each) for a total 4,320, and an additional 120 man cavalry for a grand total of 5,240 men not including all the officers.

The basic designation of the 10 cohors was the same throughout all the Legions. They were arranged in battle so that the strongest and weakest units would be mixed throughout the formation maximizing moral and effectiveness

Cohort I: Was made up of the elite troops. Its direct commander was the Primus Pilus, the highest ranking and most respected of all the Centurions.

Cohort II: Consisted of some of the weaker or newest troops.

Cohort III: No special designation for this unit.

Cohort IV: Another of the four weak cohorts.

Cohort V: Again, no special designation.

Cohort VI: Made up of “The Finest of the Young Men�.

Cohort VII: One of the four weak cohorts and a likely place to find trainees and raw recruits.

Cohort VIII: Contained “The Selected Troops�.

Cohort IX: One of the four weak cohorts and a likely place to find trainees and raw recruits.

Cohort X: Made up of “The Good Troops�.

In general battle order, the Cohors would be arranged within 2 battle lines as follows, again to maximize the effectiveness of the strongest and weakest units:

First Line – Cohors - V – IV – III – II – I
Second Line – Cohors - X – IX – VIII – VII - VI

Roman Legionary Ranks
The following list indicates ranks from highest command to lowest common soldier:

Senior Officers of the Roman Legion
Legatus Legionis: The overall Legionary commander. This post was generally appointed by the emperor, was a former Tribune and held command for 3 or 4 years, although could serve for a much longer period. In a province with only one legion, the Legatus was also the provincial governor and in provinces with multiple legions, each legion has a Legatus and the provincial governor has overall command of them all.

Tribunus Laticlavius: Named for the broad striped toga worn by men of senatorial rank. This tribune was appointed by the Emperor or the Senate. Though generally quite young and less experienced than the Tribuni Angusticlavii, he served as second in command of the legion, behind the Legate.

Praefectus Castrorum: The camp Prefect. Generally he was a long serving veteran who had been promoted through the ranks of the centurions and was 3rd in overall command.

Tribuni Angusticlavii: Each legion had 5 military tribunes of equestrian (knight) class citizens. They were in many cases career officers and served many of the important administrative tasks of the Legion, but still served in a full tactical command function during engagements.

Primus Pilus: The “First File� was the commanding centurion of the first cohort and the senior centurion of the entire Legion.

Mid-Level Officers in the Roman Legion

Centurions: Each Legion had 59 or 60 centurions, one to command each centuria of the 10 cohorts. They were the backbone of the professional army and were the career soldiers who ran the day to day life of the soldiers as well as issuing commands in the field. They were generally moved up from the ranks, but in some cases could be direct appointments from the Emperor or other higher ranking officials. The cohorts were ranked from the First to the Tenth and the Centuria within each cohort ranked from 1 to 6, with only 5 Centuria in the First Cohort (For a total of 59 Centuria and the Primus Pilus). The Centuria that each Centurion commanded was a direct reflection of his rank. (Command of the First Centuria of the First Cohort was the highest and the 6th Centuria of the 10th Cohort was the lowest). The 5 Centurions of the First Cohort were called the Primi Ordines, and included the Primus Pilus. Additional ranks are highlighted here:

Pilus Prior: The commander of the first cohort of each Centuria, with the following six titles for the Centurions in sequence throughout each Centuria.

Primus Pilus
Pilus Posterior
Princeps Prior
Princeps Posterior
Hastatus Prior
Hastatus Posterior
Low-Level Officers in the Roman Legion
Princepales: The Princepales would be the equivalent of modern day non-commissioned officers and had the following rank structures from highest to lowest.

Aquilifer: A single position within the Legion. The Aquilifer was the Legion’s Standard or Eagle bearer and was an enormously important and prestigious position. The next step up would be a post as a Centurion.

Signifer: Each Centuria had a Signifer (59). He was responsible for the men's pay and savings, and the standard bearer for the Centurial Signum, a spear shaft decorated with medallions and often topped with an open hand to signify the oath of loyalty taken by the soldiers. It was this banner that the men from each individual Centuria would rally around. A soldier could also gain the position of Discentes signiferorum, or standard bearer in training.

Optio:One for each Centurion (59), they were appointed by the Centurion from within the ranks to act as his second in command.

Tesserarius: (Guard Commander) Again there were 59 of these, or one for each Centuria. They acted in similar roles to the Optios.

Cornicen: (Horn blower) They worked hand in hand with the Signifer drawing the attention of the men to the Centurial Signum and issuing the audible commands of the officers.

Imaginifer: Carried the Standard bearing the image of the Emperor as a constant reminder of the troop’s loyalty to him.

The Rank and File of the Roman Legion
Immunes: These were trained specialists, such as surgeons, engineers, surveyors, and architects, as well as craftsmen. They were exempt from camp and hard labor duties due to the nature of their work, and would generally earn slightly more pay than the Milites.

Discens: Milites in training for an immunes position.

Milites Gregarius: The basic private level foot soldier.

Tirones: The basic new recruit. A Tirones could take up to 6 months before becoming a full Milites.

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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2004, 06:34:57 PM »
http://www.dragoncrest.com/Massachusetts/dcranks.html

Colonial Ranks

Governor – Has the rights and powers of a monarch in the lands ruled. Has all the powers of High Justice except over visiting Nobles of equal or higher rank (those higher can be banished). Can grant title up to 1st Advisor and High Sheriff.
1st Advisor – Speaks with the Governor’s voice when the Governor is not present. Handles taxes, presides over the Council of Guilds. Can grant title up to Imperial Citizen. Has all the powers of High Justice up to Warden, and the same as the Governor’s powers if the Governor is incapacitated or missing (not merely absent), or if specifically granted by the Governor.
High Sheriff – Speaks with the Governor’s voice in matters of Law and Justice. He is the Judge of the High Court, and responsible for the Constabulary. Can grant title up to Imperial Citizen.
Margrave - Responsible for administrating and governing more than one Landsgrave’s lands, or the superior of more than one Landsgrave, the collection of taxes, the reign of order, the common defense, and civil improvement within those lands. Can pass sentence upon any individual not in the Colonial Militia, a noble, or anyone possessing a title of an Imperial Guildmaster, Landsgrave, or greater. Has the power of Low Justice within his Colony. Can grant title up to Citizen.
Landsgrave - Responsible for administrating and governing lands, the collection of taxes, the reign of order, the common defense, and civil improvement within those lands. Can pass sentence upon any individual not in the Colonial Militia, a noble, or anyone possessing a title of Imperial Guildmaster, Landsgrave, or greater. Has the power of Low Justice within his Colony. Can grant title up to Resident.
Warden - Responsible for administrating and governing lands of a single city, the collection of taxes, the reign of order, the common defense, and civil improvement within those lands. Can pass sentence upon any individual not in the Colonial Militia, a noble, or anyone possessing a title of Guildmaster, Warden, or greater. Has the powers of Low Justice within his Colony. Can temporarily grant title up to Resident, effective only in his lands.
Yeoman – An Imperial Citizen that owns his own lands, but has no rank.
Imperial Citizen – Has all the rights and privileges of Imperial Citizenship. This rank is afforded him anywhere in the Empire.
Citizen – Has all the rights and privileges of Citizenship within the country of origin.
Serf – A Citizen that is bonded in some way, either required to stay in one area to work specific lands, or a bonded slave, etc.
Resident – A being that has been acknowledged as living freely within the lands specified. Being is either friendly or working for a Citizen. Cannot be taken as a slave.
Non-Resident – A foreigner or non-recognized resident that is not an enemy. Can be taken as a slave, doesn’t have rights.
Slave – Property, the same as a chair, or horse.
Enemy – Take as a slave or kill on sight.

Noble Ranks

High Monarch – Has the powers of High Justice within his kingdom (one of the larger kingdoms in Koth), can grant any title within his kingdom. Has a seat in the House of Kings and can appoint an ambassador to the House of Kings (or sit himself).
Monarch – Has the powers of High Justice within his kingdom, can appoint an ambassador to the House of Kings (but doesn’t have a seat), can grant any title within his kingdom (one of the many smaller kingdoms in Koth).
Heir (Crown Prince) - A noble title that does not have land or colors. Can grant title up to Household Knight. Has powers of High Justice throughout the lands of his liege. This title is usually the son of a Monarch and is the recognized Heir to the throne, granted by the Monarch.
Dukes - A wealthy landed noble who presides over a large area. He is granted his own colors, has High Justice within his lands, and can grant title up to Count. This title is hereditary, upon approval of the liege.
Royal Prince - A noble title that does not have land or colors and is not hereditary. Can grant title up to Household Knight. Has powers of Low Justice throughout the lands of his liege. This title is usually the son of a Monarch, or granted by a Monarch.
Marquis - A wealthy landed noble who presides over a large area. He is granted his own colors, has High Justice within his lands, and can grant title up to Lord. This title is not hereditary, and can only be named by the Monarch, usually for contested land.
Prince - A noble title that does not have land or colors and is not hereditary. Can grant title up to Household Knight. Has powers of Low Justice throughout the lands of his liege. This title is usually the son of a Duke, or granted by a Monarch.
Count/Earl - A wealthy landed noble who presides over a large area. He is granted his own colors, has High Justice within his lands, and can grant title up to Baron. This title is hereditary, upon approval of the liege.
Viscount – A noble title that does not have land and is not hereditary, but may have colors. Can grant title up to Household Knight. Has powers of Low Justice throughout the lands of his liege. This title is usually the Heir of a Count, or granted by a Monarch.
Baron – A wealthy landed noble who presides over a large area. He is granted his own colors, has High Justice within his lands, and can grant title up to Bannoret Knight. This title is hereditary, upon approval of the liege.
Lord – A wealthy landed knight with his own colors. Can grant title up to Vassal Knight. Has the powers of High Justice within his lands. This title is hereditary, upon approval of the liege.
Banneret Knight – This knight has both lands and colors. Can accept other knights under their banner, and has the power of High Justice in his lands and the lands of his liege. Can grant title up to Squire. This title is hereditary, upon approval of the liege.
Vassal Knight – This knight does not have his own colors but has been granted lands to administer. Wears the colors of his liege. He has the power of High Justice in his lands and the lands of his liege. Can grant title up to Squire. This title is not hereditary.
Household Knight – A Knight that does not have land or his own colors. Wears the colors of his liege. Has the power of High Justice within the holdings of his liege. Can grant title up to Citizen. This title is not hereditary.
Squire – A Noble in training. Has the protection of the Noble to whom he is in service to. Has no authority, but may carry writs or messages for his liege.

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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2004, 03:49:48 AM »
http://www.americanmafia.com/cgi/index.pl?read=13652

These are Mob/LCN (Italian-American) and Mafia (Sicilian) ranks. Since there both Italain, they sometimes use and mix them around depending on the Family.

Capo Crimini (Super Boss): The most powerfull boss in the world. I doubt this is used at all, except for maybe the media.

Capo Di Tutti Capi (Boss of Bosses) : The Capo Di Tutti Capi is the most influencial Don of all the Dons. This position is no longer used really, except for who the public thinks is the most powerfull figure in organized crime. The Capo Di Tutti Capi normally heads the Cupola (Commission) meetings where all the Dons meet to discuss inter family disputes, war/peace, rackets, and territories.

Capo / Don / "Godfather"(Boss): The Don is the head of the family, no one can call the shots over his decisions. He is also only 1 of 2 people who can initiate someone into the family. Since his rank gives him the authority to give the oath to new members and make them sgarrista.. He also has the authority to give people their positions and ranks.

Sotto Capo / Capo Bastone (Underboss): The Underboss is appointed by the Don. He is the second in command of the entire operation. He is usually the leader of "day-to-day" functions..Hes the muscle on the street. His word should go unchallenged by everyone except the don. He is basicly the top dog when it comes to the work on the street. The Don goes to him for "orders" and "jobs". He is also to see to it that the Caporegimes stay in check. Underboss is the only other person who has the authority to swear in new members, but he must report them to the don.

Consigliere(Counselor / Advisor): The Consigliere is voted by the whole family(made members). In theory, the consigliere is the same rank as the underboss. Yet the consigliere has no power in the "day-to-day" operations. He is only there to advise and sometimes question. He is the equal rank of underboss but does not have the authority to give any orders. His job is to advise on all of the don's decisions and some of the underboss's. He is the only one in the family who is allowed to speak his mind on all important matters and even question the don, yet can not override him.

Contabile (Financial Advisor): I am not sure if this position is really used or not, this may have been a position used in Chicago.

Guaritore (doctor) Now I don't know if this one is rally used or not.

The Doberman / Hammer / Torpedo(best assassin): The Doberman is the best assassin in the family, there can only be one. He normally is a Caporegime and runs a crew. Ok, now this thing sounds real fake. I doubt that this is used, except for maybe the media claiming somone is a Doberman, or a head hitman within a family.

Caporegime(s) (Crew boss / Captain / Capo / Lieutenant): A Caporegime is appointed by the Don, and is in charge of his own borgata(regime, or crew). Which is made up of a Capodecine and soldiers. Each Capo reports directly to the Underboss or Advisor for permission to do different things. When someone is needed to be "taken care of" the capo's are usually asked to carry out the order. They are the head of "day-to-day" operations of their own crews. The capo heads a crew of any given number of soldiers. These soldiers give the Capo part of their earnings, and the Capo gives part up to the Underboss or Advisor. Caporegimes are also the ones who may ask and recomend certain men to be sworn into their crews. When this happens they must ask the underboss or the don himself. In a sense, crew boss's are head of the "Street Side Gangs".

Capodecine(s) (Boss of 10 / Boss of 12/ Lieutenant): The Capodecine is normally appointed by a Caporegime. For each 10 (or 12) soldiers the Caporegime appoints a capodecine to watch over. This is not used in every family.

Enforcer(s): This is a position used in Chicago. An enforcer, may roam from territory to territory, on the Don's say so. He is not part of a crew, or a boss of a crew. The Enforcer gets his orders directly from the Don or Underboss.

Sgarrista / Soldato (High Soldier / Soldier / Wiseguy / Button / Buttonman / Goodfella): The Sgarrista is "made" into the family by the Don or Underboss after being voted for by the captains and up. One of the biggest honors in La Cosa Nostra(This Thing Of Ours) is to be initiated into a family. When you take the oath and our sworn in under the blessing of either the underboss or the don himself, you become a "Sgarrista"(Soldier) and you are a "Made Man". When you are "made" which is taking the oath, you become a part of the family, you become one of us. Even though you are one of the lowest rank in the "real" family, you still have alot of power over associates and friends. You are assigned into a crew and given a capodecine. From then on, your captain and\or caporegime will give you orders and jobs. When your a soldier..You are commonly mentioned as "a friend of ours".

Picciotto(Low Soldier): The Picciotto is "made" into the family by the Don or Underboss after voted by the captains and up. Sometimes this position is not used. When you are "made" you attain the rank of picciotto, which is the rank of soldier(read the definition of sgarrista)..but lower class soldier. When you show that you are a good earner, and buisinessman you will attain the rank of sgarrista ). I don't think this is used at all, except maybe in the sicilian mafia, i am not totaly sure.

Giovane D'Onore Associates(Non-Made Members / "A friend of mine" / Associate): When your a "made man", or any other rank for that matter, you may have buisiness dealings or partnerships with non-made people. These are "associates" commonly refered to as "friends of mine" when mentioned in buisiness meetings. So the bottom line is all non-made people who have dealings with the family, are associates\friends. They have no power in the family. There can be "members" who are not "made" into the family.. They can not attain any other rank until they are "made". They are just guys who run with the crews in day-to-day operations, normally working for a soldier.

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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2004, 04:08:36 AM »
Soldier- Fairly Basic Rank

DiSoldier - A soldier who is in charge of five other soldiers.

ArchSoldier- A Soldier who is in charge of upto five other DiSoldiers and may have his own soldiers (sometimes staff instead of warriors). If he did not come up from the ranks, he would be a SubLeader.

The same pattern is used for Riders (cavalry units).  

Leader - He who organizes and commands several ArchSoldiers. This rank is normally for someone in charge of a regions/ city states forces.  This person usually comes for Higher Blood- nobles

DiLeader- He who organizes and commands several leaders. He would be in charge of the forces on a given Land.

ArchLeader - He is in charge of both the FirstLand home forces and oversees all the other DiLeaders.  The ArchLeader is normally in charge of the Warriors.

Warriors- These are Imperial Elventi (High Elventi) who are in the Imperial Forces. There are the near immortal, inhumanly skilled warrior mages.  They are the combat equivalent of a high end modern super hero. They normally travel in sets of three or six. With the existance of Warriors and GateTravel, the Imperium needs little in the way of standing armed forces.  
They are the equivalent rank of Leader and can take commander status of any force.  

Unofficially there are Di and Arch Warriors.  These warriors are the warriors that the Emperor and the other Warriors listen to.  It is a "status" thing, rather than an official rank.

Commander- The leader of any number of soldiers. He may or may not be the highest ranked person on the field, but he is the one in charge.  

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« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2004, 07:04:27 AM »
Man, I was looking for this thread earlier. I need a rank structure for the new Citadel.

This is the sites current ad hoc rank system but I am looking to improve/personalize it since it will play a rather intricate part in the new site.

Nomad             
Apprentice             
Journeyman      
Adept               
Guardian            
Knight            
Lord                    
Grand Master   
Master            
King           
Emperor

I asked CP to collect some Penguin Ranks too but can't seem to find the list he came up with.

Anyway, if you have an idea for the rank structure to use permanently on this site then please feel free.

Brainstorming welcome!

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« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2005, 01:25:51 AM »
Formourian military

Army enlisted:
Private--Everyone in 1st tour
Corporal--Promotion for reenlistment
Sergeant--In charge of a squad
Master Sergeant--Runs a platoon
1st Sergeant--Runs a company

Army commissioned officers:
Lieutenant--In charge of a platoon
Captain--In charge of a company
Commander--In charge of a regiment
General--In charge of a theatre

Scouts enlisted:
Scouts (one collective rank for all non-officers)

Scouts commissioned officers:
Captain--In charge of a company
Commander--In charge of ALL scouts

Marines enlisted:
Recruit--Everyone in 1st tour
Lancer--Promotion for reenlistment
Sergeant--In charge of a squad
Staff Sergeant--Runs a platoon

Marines commissioned officers:
Lieutenant--In charge of a platoon
Captain--In charge of a company
Commander--In charge of a regiment

Navy enlisted:
Seaman--Everyone in 1st tour
Seaman--Promotion for reenlistment
Petty Officer
Chief Petty Officer

Navy commissioned officers:
Ensign
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant
Lt Commander
Commander
Captain--In charge of the largest ships
Admiral--In charge of a fleet


Formourian nobility

King/Queen
Prince/Princess (Royal)
Archduke/Archduchess
Duke/Duchess
Marquis/Marquess
Count/Countess/Earl
Viscount/Viscountess
Baron/Baroness
Baronet

Knights and Squires are part of the feudal order, but are not considered nobles.



Elven nobility
Princes & Princesses


General worldwide nobility rankings

      Pharaoh
      Emperor/Empress
      High King/High Queen
      King/Queen
      Kahn
      Prince/Princess (Royal)
      Prince/Princess (of a city)
      Archduke/Archduchess
      Duke/Duchess
      Marquis/Marquese
      Chieftain
      Count/Countess/Earl
      Jarl
      Subchieftain
      Viscount/Viscountess
      Baron/Baroness
      Baronet
      Knight
      Hetman
      Squire
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« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2005, 12:57:12 PM »
In one of my worlds, these are the most important ranks.

The President of the Central Committee rules the country but not the army,although he has the army rank of general. The Central Committee makes the important choices, whilst below that a Council deals with day-to-day things.

The armed forces are ruled by the Minister of War who has the rank of Field Marshal.Below him are two professional generals and the rest of the officer corps/NCO's/privates.

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« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2005, 03:43:25 PM »
Queen
King (denotes slightly lower position, the Midlands are technically a Queendom, but that sounds slightly weird)
Arch-Duke (there are 4 of them)
Duke/Duchess
Count/Contessa
Baron/Baroness
Knight/Dame*

The rank of Dame is equivalent to a knight, save for gender. All Dames are female, and are refered to as Dame (Last name) or (First Name), Dame of (Home province). Thus, the Swordswoman Mirwin Aeglos of Eisenwald would be Dame Aeglos, or Mirwin, Dame of Eisenwald. This is due to the fact that women are accorded a higher status in the Midlands than in most other realms. This is primarily because the cocreator of the Midlands (my wife) didnt like the medieval ideal of women portrayed as second rank to men)

Structure of the Arch-Dukedom of Illian
Arch-Duke
Council of Illian
House of Commoners

Illian is unique among the four arch-dukedoms of the Midlands in that it lacks the neo-feudal structure of the other three. It has a strong democratic ideal as it was founded last of the four, by independent merchants and freemen. The Arch-Duke is typically elected by the council of Illian, which is in turn influenced by the House of Commoners.


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« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2005, 02:12:07 PM »
Ranks of the Poor-fellow soldiers of christ of the temple of soloman, the Knights Templar

The Master of the Order was the highest official, chosen by an elaborate voting and lot system.

The Master's deputy, called the Seneschal,

and the Marshal, who commanded military operations, followed in rank.

The Commander of Land and Realm acted as treasurer and managed the navy and estates;

the Commander of the City of Jerusalem was Hospitallers,

and the Draper kept valuables of the order's wardrobe.

Within each temple, or local branch, a commander ruled over four classifications:

knights,

sergeants,

servants,

and chaplains
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« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2005, 10:33:52 AM »
Elite Ranks
(Elites had to have both Empowerment (ability to work power) and money to prove their worth. With enough skill and effort, almost anyone could work power).

Sentori (Noble): These are families of wealth, power, and prestige. Each family had country holdings (food production is always an underlying source of income) and business ventures. (Sentori could have arms and were expected to either serve in the Legions OR sponsor Centuri (to fight for them). Sentori ranked individuals were supposed to lead the people, either directly OR as part of the Senate - The Sentori council.

Judicun (Judges): Sentori who sit as judges in a variety of councils. They are stripped of much of their wealth and power, but are independent of many the Sentori rules and restrictions. This allows them to make judgements, but not be influenced.  They are paid by all the Sentori in an area by a tax.

Centuri (Knights): Those of lessor Sentori rank OR those of Craftiun Ranks sponsored by a Sentori to be "The Arm of the Imperium". Centuri could be officers in The Legions, but many were just in elite units. Classically, the Centuri were a mounted force,either riding as cavalry or charioteers. There are divisions among the Centuri based upon ones position in the Legions.

Zostiun (Priests): This is a rank that stradles the Elite and the Free ranks. Those from any class can become priests, if called. It is an act of great devotion to demote one's self to a lower rank.

Free Ranks
Craftiun (Craftsmen): Those who follow a trade of some skill. Free to do many things in the Empire. They could become Centuri or even Sentori if they could amass enough wealth and support. They were limited on the amount of land they could own and could only practice businesses in their area of trade.

Magi: Those who can work power, but do not have enough wealth to be elite. This is one of the easiest ways for a non-imperial to become an imperial.

Servori (Servant): These are the people "who serve" Sentori Patrons, but are not specific craftsmen per say. This could be an artist, or common soldiers, or a body guard, or a farmer working a Sentori's lands. It could even be a Valet.

Slave Ranks
Slaves branded as such until they generated enough wealth to either pay off their debt to society or an indvidual. In the later period of the Empire, the debt was passed to the family, so your children would continue to pay off your debt. These people did the grunt work for everyone. Even a Sentori could become a Slave for a time, if there was some debt or crime to pay off.
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« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2005, 08:38:26 PM »
http://boards1.wizards.com/showthread.php?t=361896

Found this good list and had to put the link somewhere. Here is most appropriate...and where I would go to find it since I will need it in the near future.

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« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2008, 10:18:15 AM »
Why aren't more of these included in http://www.strolen.com/content.php?node=1295 ?

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« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2008, 04:31:04 PM »
Apparently, they were forgotten during the move.

BUMP for a weekend update. They shall be transfered.
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« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2008, 10:37:30 PM »
Hopefully I can finish mine this weekend.

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« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2008, 06:14:47 PM »
More of these were included. Some more can be, but they could really handle linking to other material.
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