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Category: art of war

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 […]

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 […]

Tactical Overview – The Unsullied

Ser Jorah Mormont claims – multiple times – that the Unsullied are the finest infantry in all the world, but since Ser Jorah and reality are not exactly on talking […]

Clash of Empires – Mordor vs Westeros

FORCE SIZE AND COMPOSITION Total number of forces should be as follows: Mordor 158 000 95 000 orcs (infantry, cavalry?) 23 500 Southrons (infantry, cavalry, Mumakil) 27 500 Easterlings (infantry, […]

Strategy of Sauron

Overview Second Age Sauron’s strategy was logistically and tactically sound, but he made a very basic mistake. Essentially, he failed to understand his enemies, whereas his enemies understood him. Through […]

Military of Westeros 2 – Tactics

Tactics General Despite advanced armour, archers are still significant force. In AGoT it is stated that “two hundred determined archers can hold the Neck against an army”. While a lot […]

An Argument for War

Catelyn waited until they had quieted. “My lords,” she said then, “Lord Eddard was your liege, but I shared his bed and bore his children. Do you think I love […]