Thursday, April 30, 2015

Slingshot 300 Contents

Slingshot 300 for May, June 2015 is now with the printers. 

Contents include the second part of John Hastings' solo Agricola campaign, part two of Justin Swanton's article on the Late Roman Army, and an authors' forum featuring Dan Mersey (Lion Rampant), Simon Miller (To the Strongest!), William Butler (Scutarii) and Mark Lewis (Sword and Spear).

The full list of articles is as follows:

·         The Empire is Dead, Long Live the Army (2), by Justin Swanton
·         Visiting Warwick Castle, by Peter Barham
·         Agricola Against the Ordovices (2): Agricola’s Campaign, by John Hastings
·         Glasgow Armati, by Mark Grindley, John Bradley & Vincent Auger
·         Mesopotamian Warfare Notelet (8): Warriors of Ebla, by Alastair McBeath
·         ‘Alf a League Onwards, by David Kay
·         Authors’ Forum, by Aaron Bell
·         Three Against One: Modelling Metaurus, by Chris Hahn
·         Impetus in Buenos Aires, by Jorge Chehede
·         Living Memory, by John Hastings
·         Stories from the Jungle, by Mark Fry

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