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Carolingian Slingers
Jun 24th, 2013 at 4:26pm
 
Book about Carolingian warfare including slingers. Mentioned is a "mattiobarbularii" some type of baton or lead weight.

http://books.google.ie/books?id=Is2WQyLMKV4C&pg=PA102&lpg=PA102&dq=carolingian+s...
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Reply #1 - Jun 25th, 2013 at 6:49am
 
Can't see it
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Reply #2 - Jun 25th, 2013 at 9:32am
 
slingbadger wrote on Jun 25th, 2013 at 6:49am:
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Really? The link doesn't work or you cant view the material?


It wont let me cut and paste unfortunately.

It is from "Early Carolingian Warfare, a prelude to an empire" by Bernard S. Bachrach about Rhabanus military manual which he developed from the writings of Vegetius.
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Reply #3 - Jun 25th, 2013 at 2:44pm
 
For me, it says "you have reached a page that is unavailable for viewing or you have reached your viewing limit for this book"
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Reply #4 - Jun 25th, 2013 at 2:53pm
 
Here is a sceenshot of the text : ...
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Reply #5 - Jun 25th, 2013 at 3:07pm
 
Bon! Merci beaucoup Caldou.

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Reply #6 - Jun 25th, 2013 at 3:48pm
 
Well, it's was a job for Jaegoor then... My path is some 9 centuries before Charles Martel Tongue
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Reply #7 - Jun 25th, 2013 at 6:40pm
 
Ok then Werkingetorix Grin
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