Slingshot 328, January/February 2020

Containing articles on

  • Committee Report - by Roy Boss
  • A Wargaming Rant - by Simon Watson
  • From the Ground Up - by Chris Hahn
  • The Field of Cynoscephalae: Battlefield Archaeology using Google Maps - by Richard Taylor
  • Chances Are - by Nick Harbud
  • Early Mediaeval Picts - by Hugh Coleman
  • Wargaming My Way - by Gordon Lawrence
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: Battles and Battlefields of Ancient Greece: A Guide to their History, Topography and Archaeology - by Richard Taylor
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: Armies of Celtic Europe, 700 BC-AD 106: History, Organization & Equipment - by Duncan Head
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: The Pope’s Army. The Papacy in Diplomacy and War - by Jim Webster
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: The reign of Emperor Gallienus. The Apogee of Roman Cavalry - by Jim Webster
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: Lost Legion Rediscovered. The mystery of the Theban Legion - by Jim Webster
  • Slingshot Book & Game Reviews: The Battle of Edgcote 1469 - by John Curry

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SLINGSHOT 328 INTERNET LINKS

From the Ground Up

Online discussion on terrain:

https://www.thewargameswebsite.com/forums/topic/ancient-wargaming-and-terrain-or-lack-of-it/

War Games Rules 1000 B.C. to 1000 A.D:

http://www.wrg.me.uk/WRG.net/History/OLDWRG/Ancient003.pdf

Flocked hills illustration:

https://bigredbat.blogspot.com

Scottish mountain illustration:

https://bigredbat.blogspot.com

Notes

5. http://impetus.darkbb.com/

http://impetus.darkbb.com/f26-battle-reports-and-scenarios

6. http://westsoundwarriors.blogspot.com/2019/06/tactica-2-at-enfilade-2019.html

8. http://classics.mit.edu/Tzu/artwar.html

9. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Frontinus/Strategemata/2*.html#2

10. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Onasander/I*.html

11. http://www.imperium-romana.org/uploads/5/9/3/3/5933147/vegetius-roman-army.pdf

14. https://philonancients.blogspot.com/2019/11/king-arthur-on-crusade-part-1

15. http://newsfromthefront-phil.blogspot.com/2019/11/stand-off-at-strontium.html, https://olicanalad.blogspot.com/search/label/2nd%20Punic%20War%20Campaign%202014

http://irregularwars.blogspot.com/2019/10/romanes-evnt-domvs-iii-pilums-for.html

 

The Field of Cynoscephalae

URLs and image captions

Velestino

Skotoussa

Onchestus River at Ag. Triada

Palaepharsalus?

Eretria

Fig. 3 - the marches to the battle

Fig. 4 - modern ‘Cynoscephalae’

Fig. 5 - Philip’s route from Pherae to Skotoussa

Fig. 6 - Hammond’s battlefield

Fig 7 - the view from the Roman camp

Fig. 8 - Hammond’s ‘Roman camp’

Fig 9 - satellite view of battlefield

Fig. 10 - view from the Macedonian position

Fig 11 - uncultivated ground in the area

Fig 12 - view of the battlefield from the west

Fig 13 - overview of battle, looking south from behind the Macedonian line

 

Slingshot Book Reviews

Armies of Celtic Europe, 700 BC-AD 106: History, Organization & Equipment

Guerrier accroupi:

www.site-glanum.fr/Explorer/Les-oeuvres/Guerrier-accroupi

L’Armement Celtique en Europe: Chronologie de son Évolution Technologique du Ve au 1er S. av. J-C:

http://gladius.revistas.csic.es/index.php/gladius/issue/view/2