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The (IRL) Roman Empire

This is the Roman Empire at its largest historical extent, c. 117AD, shwoing the provinces and whether the governors of those provinces were appointed by the Emperor or by the Senate. Map unashamedly pinched from Wikipedia. Click here for the full-size map. Please note that this is the RL Roman Empire; conquests made during the course of AeRo won't necessarily match up.

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Roman baking!

One of the youtube channels I'm subscribed to is How To Cook That, and she's just put up a video where she's trying a honey cake recipe...  

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Interior design the Roman way

I have a collection of images showing various (recreated) rooms of a Roman house, or houses, and thought you might like to see them! Very image heavy!! A cubiculum:   Triclinium: Private reception room? (Don't think this one was actually labelled as anything other than 'Roman room'!) Another private reception room, with a very contemporary-looking sofa Cubiculum:   Another triclinium: The kitchen, this one a reconstructio

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Money money money

I ended up practically tying myself in knots working this out for Reasons. This is pretty much the conclusion I came to, and a copy of something I posted elsewhere, for those reasons. I hope you find it helpful; if people would like, I could copy/paste this whole thing into an actual post somewhere to make it easier to find down the line... Back to the topic at hand. Roman currency: 4 quandrantes = 1 as (both bronze coins) 2½ asses = 1 sestertius (a silver coin - well, 'silver') (als

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A Different Look at Roman Roads

Discovered on the Internet: Tube-style map of Roman roads by Sasha Trubetskoy. Scroll down the page for a more detailed look at province level... The included pic is merely a teaser! Britannia; Gallia Iberia; Italia;    

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Anyone for a game...?

While not specifically a Roman game, this was still being played in the days of the Empire... Youtuber Tom Scott and Irvine Finkel, a curator at the British Museum, go head-to-head in one of the oldest board games we still have the rules to!  

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