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  1. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    Yes Gaiten, but 'sursum corde'! Try to see the things in this way: 16 hours but in the meantime you are massing an incredible amount of valuable pecunia (€) under your bed, and this today in Europe...
  2. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    You now Serorio, being old, I don't know the last awesome devices created by the never-sleeping fantasy of the Anglo Saxon historians so today, is the VI century considered part of the Middle Age?...
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    Re: Awesome 40K Pictures

    Nooooooooooo! Watch not the third eye Morbius!


    http://i.imgur.com/KtmrRRH.jpg





    Side note:
  4. Thread: Eternal Crusade

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    Xenos and Heretics! :disgust:
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    Sticky: Re: Winners of POTW 377 and UESW 279

    Awesome, congrats! They are both wonderful pics but, being I in one of my Japanese phases, the Japanese pic is really enchanting! :thumbsup2
  6. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    A Medieval Byzantine invasion of the West is a laughable Fantasy Game, perhaps even funny but ... actually History tells us another tale.:gramps:
  7. Re: Released a new novel about the Third Century Crysis: "Iron and Rust"

    Yes tomy, all begins with a seasoned veteran frumentarius talking with the Emperor, inside the Imperial Palace in Rome, during a blood red Roman sunset in the late Summer of the First Consulate of...
  8. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    What is the 'Purple Phoenix mod', Mag?


    It sounds like a CIA project or better: some NSA secret nazi-mission,
    that is, one of those idiotic plots they like more .... :popcorn:

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  9. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    DNFITinedius? In this sleepy summer we are just awaiting for you, especially Renatus, who's feeling like Germany at the last Mundial ....:bigboss: ... so, if you have some new riddle ready for us,...
  10. Re: Who contributed more to western civilization - southern or northern european countries?

    And you are wrong again, because the Italian language was officially born in VIII century with this small text: the Veronese Riddle

    "Se pareba boves
    alba pratalia araba
    albo versorio teneba...
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    Re: Awesome 40K Pictures

    I find this pic simply awesome! It looks so real ... especially in these days .... :rolleyes:


    http://i.imgur.com/pZiAnu4.jpg
  12. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    Yes Glory to Prugundy! :Ian:
  13. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    Thanks Mag for your interesting information about the shield making process, though I already suspected the use of glue. :)

    "Mag has played EU4 even this morning ...
    and if you give me some...
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    Re: When the mod is released

    Diocletianus now you're talking like a printed book! :shocked:
  15. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    "Yes, this is true, but in my heart lurks the reasonable hope
    having helped him in his search for the correct solution of the riddle,
    and this makes me happy but I'm even more happy because
    his...
  16. Re: Who contributed more to western civilization - southern or northern european countries?

    This language was the language spoken by the 100% Italian Napoleone Buonaparte (his dad was Italian and his mom was Italian like all those before them):

    dDF6Web9RCc

    The French of Napoleon had a...
  17. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    http://www.galleryhistoricalfigures.com/images/MaxRobespierre_Rt.jpg

    "Citoyens, .... citoyens please, ... calm down!
    ....The citoyen Renatus here, now will try to explain you that 'Platonius'...
  18. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    DNFITinedius is right! Congrats! :thumbsup2
    I've decided this without consulting Renatus! Comrades please listen to me: this is a Revolution against the oppression and the tyranny exercised by 'The...
  19. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    Please don't take it in the wrong way Renatus, but the fact that the name was Aulus was a pretty obvious news.

    Few quotes from Shakespeare use of 'sweet and lovely':

    'Henry IV', part I: '... To...
  20. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    Broski, if I say your work is wonderful I would be self celebrating myself , if I say nothing ... I would be an idiot because your of montage of the drawing is really really good, so what to...
  21. Re: Israel/Palestine thread with mention to the catalysy- 3 Israeli missing teens and the mobilization for conflict

    Making him loosing his appeal among the Palestinians of the Territories. Hamas hasn't any military objective, actually this is their way to take the control of the Authority, it's sad, especially for...
  22. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    How do you put the linen on the shield? Glue? Sewing? In which way the linen is attached to the wood?
  23. Re: Israel/Palestine thread with mention to the catalysy- 3 Israeli missing teens and the mobilization for conflict

    Is there any political or military meaning in launching rockets against Israeli from Gaza? No, it's one of the most idiotic choices an idiot can take.

    So, why did Hamas launch rockets against...
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your IB:SAIV1.0 Screen Shots Here

    The best moment will come when you shall decide what to do:

    Attacking Persia like Alexander did? :Ian: or building a strong and solid Empire and maybe a new Pagan Dynasty for Rome? :rolleyes: ......
  25. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    Yeah, OK, but .. there are no battles, I need watching thousands small men dying for me, displaying pain and gore everywhere, I need to see their blood and their tortured corpses on the field! ...the...
  26. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    I say only this: Mag is playing EU4 all day, and he's going on in this way for weeks and weeks, the situation is dangerous! Probably he's maliciously trying to subdue the whole continent ..... ...
  27. Re: Who contributed more to western civilization - southern or northern european countries?

    Irish and English people hated each other, while the Republic of Genoa and the Cisalpine Republic of Italy were allied with the French Republic, Napoleon was supported and financed by the bankers of...
  28. Re: Who contributed more to western civilization - southern or northern european countries?

    http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p557/ironfather1/napoleon-statue-portrait3.jpg


    Wiki:
    "Ligurians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Etruscans, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Pisans, the Aragonese, the...
  29. Re: Painting of the Conquest of Naples by Charles of Durazzo c.1400

    Probably the men with sword and shield/buckler are more likely Italian troops ...
  30. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    Amen!

    Anyway it was so beautiful.
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    I've seen also Death Guard pauldrons .... :hmm:

    Just about Death Guard ...:sick:

    http://i.imgur.com/zHHotRZ.jpg
  32. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    "How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame
    Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose,
    Doth spot the beauty of thy budding name!
    O! in what sweets dost thou thy sins enclose. ..."
  33. Thread: - The Tavern -

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    I agree the whole story about Cimbri and Teutones shows a new threat for the Romans, they were perceived as newcomers and if they were Celts or Gauls they would not be felt as a new danger to deal...
  34. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    Good question! The answer may be found in the old Latin word 'CONSUETUDO'. :)

    Anyway, thanks to my tirelessly work and self sacrifice here, now we know that the character in your riddle is not an...
  35. Thread: - Who Am I? -

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    :crandar: Do you understand that, not having excluded 'Augustus' from the set of names indicated by Sertorio, your last two post are totally meaningless, being the Roman Imperators using the name of...
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    Re: Awesome 40K Pictures

    In my humble opinion (but I may be wrong) it's a 'Contemptor' class Dreadnought, I've this pic of one of them and even if Iron Hands (siege variant) it looks pretty close to that in the pic ... :hmm:...
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    Re: Name That Historical Event

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    Nor Garibaldi, nor any of his men, nor Anita ever performed any 'Alps escape' (?).

    Ana Maria de Jesus Ribeiro Garibaldi never reached the Alps, in fact she died in the Valli di...
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    http://i.imgur.com/HaVubRK.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: UESW 280 - Submissions!

    http://i.imgur.com/T3deeIr.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: POTW 378 - Submissions!

    http://i.imgur.com/exNY9JD.jpg


    http://i.imgur.com/xYkM6RL.jpg
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