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1Ammianus
sep 18, 2011, 11:33am

I love the internet. In the last few weeks I've found affordable copies of two works I've wanted for some time;
Late Roman Warlords and The Rome that Did Not Fall: The Survival of the East in the Fifth Century.
As is normal for me, I had begun researching the Later Roman Army and its foes as a precursor to building a Patrician Roman Army
for wargaming the armies of Aetius, Ricimer and Odoacer. Voila, these two works appeared in my price range. Sweet!

2MGE
dec 15, 2011, 4:13am

> 1

How far have you gotten with The Rome that Did Not Fall?

Mike

3Ammianus
dec 15, 2011, 6:08am

I read it; I' not really much of a fan of East Rome but I got such a good price on it I bought it for the Western/Eastern interactions. It's a good book, as or most things Routledge. Certainly worth buying for those interested in the Fall of the Western EMpire and the survival of the East.

4AndreasJ
dec 15, 2011, 9:08am

The only thing of much wargaming relevance I've been reading during the autumn is Lynn's The Wars of Louis XIV, which was bought in preparation of a GNW/WSS project that has since been put on the backburner ...