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Thread: (monday) History in your game
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 02:56 PM #1
Acolyte (Lvl 2)
(monday) History in your game
And now for something completely Greek-
The big over-all- http://www.crystalinks.com/greece.html
Internet ancient history sourcebook- http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook07.html
........Within the sourcebook- law!- http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/450-gortyn.html
Warfare overview- http://lala.essortment.com/ancientgreekwa_rwea.htm
The Hoplite experience- http://www.holycross.edu/departments/classics/dawhite/
Military glossary- http://members.tripod.com/~S_van_Dor..._glossary.html
Daily life (a silly site with some good info)- http://members.aol.com/Donnclass/Greeklife.html
Housing plan- http://ancienthistory.about.com/libr...bl_gkhouse.htm
Types of houses and furnishings- http://ancienthistory.about.com/libr..._wsd_sec22.htm
The trireme- http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~loxias/trireme.htm
More trireme- http://www.richeast.org/htwm/Greeks/kapost/ship.html
More names- http://www.babynameworld.com/greek.asp
Silver mines and currency (need money? dig up more!)- http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~lo...ilvermines.htm
Coins intro- http://www.usask.ca/antiquities/coins/greek_coins.html
Have fun with it, game well.
Last edited by alsih2o; Monday, 22nd March, 2004 at 03:24 PM.
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 03:33 PM #2
Another fantastic selection of material... Flicked through the first few: I'm particularly liking the Hoplite Experience - sounds like not a lot of fun.
The Law's link is interesting - it's a little strange how different value is placed on different people. A 50% ownership divorce law is also pretty odd!
This is all going into my next homebrew setting...
Thanks very much!
Last edited by Inconsequenti-AL; Monday, 22nd March, 2004 at 03:34 PM.
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 04:29 PM #3
Acolyte (Lvl 2)
Originally Posted by Inconsequenti-AL
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 05:26 PM #4
Seems to make a difference who proposed, possibly?
It's a little confusing.
Either way, it makes it pretty clear that there were better things than being a slave!
The mining one is fairly odd. Trusted slaves were given incentives (like houses!) to make sure silver wasn't stolen... Odd.
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 06:13 PM #5
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As always, very neat links!
Saturday, 27th March, 2004, 02:02 AM #6
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alsih2o, your sig link will only work for a community supporter, I think, since it references a search result. Could you post the link directly? More specifically, to info on Vikings!
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