Chapter Tactics #194: How the Imperium of Man Compares to Other Empires in History

Today the special guest of the podcast ancient historian Dr. Bret Devereaux answers questions about the Imperium and how it functions as an empire compared to other empires in ancient history.

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One Response to “Chapter Tactics #194: How the Imperium of Man Compares to Other Empires in History”

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    Ben C. February 16, 2021 10:48 am #

    That was a great listen! Obviously the Imperium with its human element lends itself to these sorts of conversations, but I’d love to listen to follow-up episodes for other factions. What historical societies (or mythologies) inspire the fluff? How would a Chaos-held planet actually function? Could an Ork warband actually remain cohesive? Totally pedantic, totally fun.

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