Tag: Hermanduri

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  • Celtic Honor

    The Gauls and western Germanic tribes are Celtic cultures. Their notions of honor are somewhat different from the [[Roman Honor | Roman concept]].

    Nothing is more important to Celts than personal honor. Guilt and innocence are unimportant …

  • Hermanduri

    The Hermanduri are the German barbarian tribe that populate the region surrounding [[Arboraeum | Arboraeum.]] They are part of the client-state of Germania Superior, offering yearly tribute to Rome as a sign of allegiance. …

  • Germanic Gods

    The gods of the German barbarians are not well understood by the Romans.

    Woden and Tiw are the gods of the noble and priestly classes. Woden is the magical priest-king, while Tiw represents law, society, and …

  • Arboraeum

    "Lumber Town"

    This settlement of woodcutters, woodworkers and artisans is the largest town in the region. As its name suggests, Arboraeum provides the region with the majority of its bulk timber and lumber needs. This wood …

  • Sinus Conquisitum

    "Conquered Bay"

    Founded by refugees from the [[Nemus Cruentum | Bloodwood]] at the time when the forest was first given that name, this settlement has been built up by the Romans. Shipwrights are plentiful here, plying their …

  • Specula Ennium

    "Ennia's Watch"

    There was considerable fear, shortly after the Romans' arrival, that the strange things in the [[Nemus Cruentum | Bloodwood]] would follow the [[Hermanduri]] across the countryside. A small group of …

  • Portatoris Horatium

    "Horatius's Ferry"

    For some years, the [[Amnius Aureolum]] was a barrier to overland trade between the western and eastern halves of the greater [[Nemus Aurum]] region. Traders could bring their goods as far as the river …

  • Claustrum Fervidum

    "Fervent Weir"

    Dominated by miners, smiths and other artisans concerned with the working of base metals, Claustrum Fervidum is at the center of a belt of copper, tin, and iron deposits. Many of the weapons and tools used …

  • King Gorgonius

    Gorgonius thrives on attention and respect. He is a boisterous individual, given to loud proclamations and showy displays of regal impressiveness. Though he is a large man, he insists upon the old Gallic tradition of standing atop a shield carried by …

  • Damaria

    Damaria is a young woman in love with the Quaestor of the [[Legio XXIII Septentriona]], [[:Geminius-Fulvio]]. She is not a Roman citizen, and therefore they cannot marry. She speaks …