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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But once authorized, the dux could act independently from the governor and handled all military matters. Views Read Edit View history. I have had a good look at these too, but im worried about all the customs carry on, they do look nice though.
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In the Komnenian periodthe title of doux replaced altogether the strategos in designating the military official in charge of a thema.
Since I’ve never really even read a rule book well, I’m a bit lost, but it does seem fun. King Arthurin one of his earliest literary appearances, is described as dux bellorum ” dux of battles” among the kings of the Romano-Britons in their wars against the Anglo-Saxons.
Anonymous 14 February at As with the governors, the vicarius was assisted by a dux. Dux Bellorumreviewrules. Phil 6 September at Sgt Steiner 6 September at Thanos 6 September at Have duxx good start mate!
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Also a top notch interview with Dan himself in the recent issue of Wargames Illustrated, so check them both out if you can. Bedford 7 Belllorum at Anne 6 September at What I like about the rules bellorum they are geared towards linear combat and not skirmish which is my preference.
I look forward to you trying the rules out in a playtest. Of cours should I have known you already had a bunch of 28mm Belorum age minis: 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. Sorry, what I mean to say is any scale can be used as measurements are done using base width.
While the title of dux could refer to a consul or imperatorit usually refers to the Roman governor of the provinces. The figures are based for DBA but as the rules themselves say, this won’t be a problem. A Sourcebookbooks. Nice review is this ruleset designed with a scale in mind or is it scaleable? Always good to be a part of breaking someone’s will to resist new figure: Christopher aka Axebreaker 6 September at The title also gave rise to a family name, the aristocratic Doukas clan, which in the 9th—11th centuries provided several Byzantine emperors and generals, while later bearers of the name maternally descended from the original family founded the Despotate of Epirus in northwestern Greece.
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Retrieved from ” https: Brummie 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 belloru senior officer of limitanei – i.
Ive read it through a few times and i have the feeling it will play well. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
David Cooke 8 September bellorkm In the Byzantine navydoukes of the fleet appear in the s, and the office of megas doux “grand duke” was created in the s as the commander-in-chief of the entire navy.
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So far the best rules I’ve come accross were free in Practical Wargamer Magazine. The Arthurian period is my big project for next year albeit in 28mm. As you can see my dyslexia gets the better of me at times. This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat Michael Awdry 6 September at I’ve been meaning to write up mine for some time now, but school holidays and life just got in the way, so its a bit later than I would really have liked to but here goes anyway.