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Dux is Latin for “leader and later for duke and its variant forms (doge, duce, etc.). During the . King Arthur, in one of his earliest literary appearances, is described as dux bellorum (“dux of battles”) among the kings of the Romano-Britons in. Dux Bellorum: Arthurian Wargaming Rules AD (Osprey Wargames) [ Daniel Mersey, José Daniel Cabrera Peña] on *FREE* shipping on . Some of you may have already seen or even written a review on the new rules Dux Bellorum, by Dan Mersey. I’ve been meaning to write up.

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As I previously said you may have seen other reviews, so I won’t warble bellorkm too much about the technical side of the rules and I’ll keep my review quite simple. The plastics out there right now for this period are great and if you are buying minis anyway you should give it a try.

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The Extraordinarii 8 September at I’m going to agree that you should step up to a manly scale and go 28mm with these Ray. Dux is also the root of various high feudal noble titles of peerage rank, such as the English dukethe French ducthe Spanish and Portuguese duquethe Venetian dogethe Italian duca and duceand the Byzantine Greek dukas or doukas Gr. Ian 6 September at This dux was superior to all other duces within the dioceses and when the vicarius called the legions of the dioceses into action, all of the legions were at the dux’s command.


Newer Post Older Post Home. After Diocletian’s Tetrarchy reform, the provinces were organized into dioceses each administered by a vicarius. Anne 6 September at Dux Bellorumreviewrules. Came here by searching for how to increase twitter followers Also visit my blog: Will these rules work with individual basing or are they more traditionally based?

Sorry, what I mean to say is any duux can be used as measurements are done using base width. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Sounds like you have found your mate, Sir. Ray, I agree about the avoidance of competitive games, they tend to spoil the flavour of a game and yeah, they bellogum indeed leave you with a banging headache and a belligerent red mist descending before your very eyes LOL.

Duces differed from praesides who were the supreme civil as well as military authority within their provinces in that the function of the former was purely military. This section needs additional citations beellorum verification.

Since I’ve never really even read a rule book well, I’m a bit lost, but it does seem fun. I stole the idea in the Dux Bellorum rulebook for sabot bases with round holes in them to turn the Saga based figures into units Warbases in the UK cut them to my specs.

Thanks for the write up Ray, I have just received Dux Britanniarum, dx was going to order this set.

In writing his commentaries on the Gallic WarsJulius Caesar uses the term only for Celtic generals, with one exception for a Roman commander who held no official rank. By the mid-3rd century AD, it had acquired a more precise connotation defining the commander of an expeditionary force, usually made up of detachments i.


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Curt Campbell 6 September at Just going to use the Roman and Celt lists in the book. Like I said I won’t go into the technical side of the rules, but after reading them several times, I’ve found myself trawling the internet for some 15mm Romano-British figures on far too many occasions.

In pre-revolutionary Russia, the Dux Factory built bicyclesautomobiles and aircraft in Moscow. Gotta agree both GB and Musketeer are awesome figures, and I will check out the forum, thanks! I’ve resisted up until now, but I’m not sure how long I can hold As with the governors, the vicarius was assisted by a dux. be,lorum

Sadly I’ve not used them for around 6 years, I xux do need to get them out!!! It’s good to have you back on the blogosphere, we missed you! The figures are based for DBA but as the rules themselves say, this won’t be a problem.

The dux was now the highest military office within the province and commanded the legions, but the governor had to authorize the use of the dux’ s powers. Christopher aka Axebreaker 6 September at It was not until the end of the 3rd century that the term dux emerged as a regular military rank held by a senior officer of limitanei – i.