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Thread: (monday) History in your game
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 01:56 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.
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 02:33 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 02:34 PM.Nothing to see here. Move along now.
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 03:29 PM #3
Acolyte (Lvl 2)
Originally Posted by Inconsequenti-AL
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 04:26 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.Nothing to see here. Move along now.
Monday, 22nd March, 2004, 05:13 PM #5
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As always, very neat links!Jack, you have debauched my sloth.
Saturday, 27th March, 2004, 01:02 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!"I hurt Firewing." is not something a huge number of people can say. "He dropped a parking garage on me," on the other hand, a lot of people can say. -Kazan, my Champions GM.
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