Acts 10:1

Overview - Acts 10
Cornelius, a devout man, being commanded by an angel, sends for Peter,
11 who by a vision is taught not to despise the Gentiles;
17 and is commanded by the Spirit to go with the messenger to Caesarea.
25 Cornelius shows the occasion of his sending for him.
34 As he preaches Christ to Cornelius and his company,
44 the Holy Ghost falls on them, and they are baptized.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Acts 10:1  (King James Version)
There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,

A.M. 4045. A.D. 41. in.
8:40 21:8 Acts 23:23 Acts 23:33 Acts 25:1 Acts 25:13

a centurion
22:25 Acts 27:1 Acts 27:31 Acts 27:43 Matthew 8:5-13 ; 27:54 Luke 7:2

The Italian band, or rather cohort, [speira ,] (a regiment sometimes
consisting of from 555 ; to Acts 10:1 Acts 10:105 ; infantry), is not unknown to the Roman writers, (See Tacitus;) and Gruter gives an inscription in which it is mentioned, which was found in the Forum Sempronii, on a fine marble table. 27:1