Slingshot 323, March/April 2019

Containing articles on

  • The Battle of Thapsus - by Aaron Bell
  • 6mm Accessories with 3D Printing - by David Kay
  • Over by Vespers: a Mediaeval Scenario Game - by Anthony Clipsom
  • The Battle of the Kalka River - by Periklis Deligiannis
  • Inventing Early Bronze Age Scenarios - by Steven Neate
  • Arausio Refought with DBA - by Andy Offen
  • The Long, the Short and the Flat: the Origin of the Longbow - by Anthony Clipsom
  • Slingshot Figure Reviews: 15mm early Imperial Roman Equites Auxiliares - by Mark Grindlay
  • Slingshot Figure Reviews: 28mm Viking Age Scots - by Thane Maxwell
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: Roman Heavy Cavalry (1) - by Duncan Head
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: Ptolemy I Soter, a Self-made Man - by Jim Webster
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: Pandemic, Fall of Rome - by Gavin Pearson

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Guardroom

http://soa.org.uk/sm/index.php?topic=3843.0

http://soa.org.uk/sm/index.php?topic=3842.0

The Battle of Thapsus

Bibliography

Caesar. The African Wars: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Caesar/African_War/home.html

Caesar. The Gallic Wars: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Cassius_Dio/home.html

Kromayer, Johannes, and Veith,Georg, Schlachten-Atlas zur Antiken Kriegsgeschichte: https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kromayer1922ga

Plutarch. Life of Caesar: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Plutarch/Lives/Caesar*.html

Suetonius. Life of Caesar: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Suetonius/12Caesars/Julius*.html

Notes

2. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/L/Roman/Texts/Caesar/African_War/C*.html#note

Photographs

Simon Miller: https://bigredbat.blogspot.com

6mm Accessories with 3D Printing

http://soa.org.uk/sm/index.php?topic=3410.0

Inventing Early Bronze Age Scenarios

Commands & Colours website: https://www.commandsandcolors.net/

Cadiero scenario: https://www.commandsandcolors.net/napoleonics/maps/third-coalition-1803-1806/337-bh01-caldiero-30-october-1805.html

The Long, the Short and the Flat

Sources

Bickerstaffe, Pip (2015): Native Bow Woods in Bow International: http://www.bow-international.com/features/traditional/native-bow-woods/

Gorman Stuart (2016): The Technological Development of the Bow and the Crossbow in the Later Middle Ages, Ph.D. Thesis, Trinity College Dublin: https://www.academia.edu/31969133/The_Technological_Development_of_the_Bow_and_the_Crossbow_in_the_Later_Middle_Ages_Unpublished_PhD_Thesis_Trinity_College_Dublin_2016

Kaiser, Robert E. (1980). “The Medieval English Longbow”. Journal of the Society of Archer-Antiquaries. 23: http://margo.student.utwente.nl/sagi/artikel/longbow/longbow.html

Kench, Tony (2014): Longbow Origins Before Crecy - Was It Really Welsh? Worshipful Company
of Bowyers, London: https://www.bowyers.com/LongbowOrigins.pdf

Rogers Clifford J. (1993): The Military Revolutions of the Hundred Years’ War The Journal of Military History: v.57: http://deremilitari.org/2014/06/the-military-revolutions-of-the-hundred-years-war/

Notes

3. http://www.vikingage.org/wiki/wiki/Catalogue_of_Archery_Evidence

Slingshot Book & Game Reviews

Roman Heavy Cavalry (1): Cataphractarii & Clibanaarii, 1 st Century BC - 5 th Century AD

Armour of the Cataphractarius from the ‘Roshava Dragana’ Burial Mound: https://www.academia.edu/

Pandemic: Fall of Rome

Reviews: www.boardgamegeek.com