Battle will take place on the Province Level when you do one of two things: send a Cohort to intercept a barbarian army, or send a Cohort to subdue a local Tribe. Before you go into battle with a tribe or an advancing enemy, right-click on your Cohort and your enemy on the Province map to compare the two.
In addition, any Cohort that is on patrol will automatically intercept an advancing enemy, provided the Cohort is battle-ready -- in other words, it has at least 100 soldiers.
The terms "Barbarian"and "Enemy" refer to any variety of foreigner, and you will probably run into many types, including Etruscans, Dalmatians, Greeks, Huns, etc. Each tribe or
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