Multiculturalism in Fantasy

Introduction Much of modern fantasy often shows various degrees of multiculturalism and, particularly, multiracialism. In Elder Scrolls, various human races and species of intelligent humanoid beings mix and coexist together. […]

Harness Overview – Nohr (Fire Emblem)

Overview Basis for this will be armour worn by Prince Leo. This is because armour of everybody’s favourite Tomato Prince does not appear to be extensively customized (unlike other siblings), […]

Harness Overview – Basic Principles

Contents overview Basic principles and philosophy of protection Armour and society Nature of warfare Weapons, shields and armour interaction Terminology Philosophy of protection Armour is supposed to protect the wearer. […]

Army of John Hunyadi and Matthias Corvinus

Become a Patron! Recruitment and organization John Hunyadi Both Hunyadis utilized army which was a combination of mercenaries and feudal banderia (banners – Exercitus Banderialis). Occassionally the army would be […]

Campaigns of Matthias Corvinus

Become a Patron! After death of John Hunyadi, his enemies decided to use the opportunity. Ulrich of Celje saw an opportunity to become the most influential magnate of the kingdom, […]

Campaigns of John Hunyadi

Introduction Kingdom of Hungary and Croatia had provided a continuous defense of Western Europe against Ottoman expansion from Battle of Nicopolis in 1396. until Battle of Mohacs in 1526. During […]

Population of Westeros

Army size As noted in my “Military Organization of Seven Kingdoms” post, “at Agincourt in 1415., English field 6 000 – 9 000 trops, while the French field 14 000 […]

How Powerful Was Ar-Pharazon’s Numenor?

Population growth Maximum theoretical population This is the maximum population that island of Numenor could support with its resources. Land area of Numenor is some 167 961 square miles, or […]