What if the Romans Met The Mongols? Could They Have Stopped Them?
Download Rise of Kingdoms from my link http://patron.me/MetatronRoK today and immortalize your journey!Be sure to check out the link above where you can be 1 of 1000 people to get a $20 gift card to AR500!Redeem code: ConquerROK in-game!Could the Romans succeed in stopping the Mongol invasions of Europe?Link to my Knights vs Mongols video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX5s3JNfFMIBeing the largest land empire in history, and the second largest empire in history (behind the British Empire), the Mongol Empire was created in the 13th and 14th centuries. It was the result of the unification of many nomadic tribes in the Mongol homeland under the leadership of Genghis Khan (c. 1162–1227), proclaimed ruler of all the Mongols in 1206 by the council of the tribes.The Empire became a large one in a short amount of time under the rule of Gengis Khan and his descendants. It extended from Asia to Europe and under the Pax Mongolica there was a great deal of trade of goods and ideologies, commodities and technologies. After that the Empire suffered from wars of succession and ended up split in various reigns.A Roman legion was the largest unit of the Roman army, consisting of centuries as the basic units.For most of the Roman Imperial period, the legions formed the Roman army's elite heavy infantry, recruited exclusively from Roman citizens, while the remainder of the army consisted of auxiliaries, who provided additional infantry and the vast majority of the Roman army's cavalry.A legion consisted of several cohorts of heavy infantry known as legionaries. It was almost always accompanied by one or more attached units of auxiliaries, who were not Roman citizens and provided cavalry, ranged troops and skirmishers to complement the legion's heavy infantry.From the time of Gaius Marius onwards, legionaries received 225 denarii a year; this basic rate remained unchanged until Domitian, who increased it to 300 denarii. The soldiers did not receive all the money in cash, as the state deducted a clothing and food tax from their pay. To this wage, a legionary on active campaign would hope to add the booty of war. Slaves could also be claimed from the prisoners of war and divided amongst the legion for later sale, which would bring in a sizeable supplement to their regular pay.All legionary soldiers would also receive a praemia on the completion of their term of service: a sizeable sum of money and/or a plot of good farmland; farmland given to veterans often helped in establishing control of the frontier regions and over rebellious provinces.Follow me on my social networks:https://www.patreon.com/themetatronCheck out my Metatron merch online shop!https://teespring.com/shop/metatron-crusader-t-shirt-6737?pid=373&cid=100034https://www.instagram.com/metatron_youtube/https://www.facebook.com/Metatron-1538668943017953/?fref=tshttps://twitter.com/pureMetatronhttp://realmetatron.tumblr.com/Royalty free music by Epidemic Sound:intro ES_Knights Templar 1 - Johannes Bornlöfintro 2 ES_Medieval Adventure 01 - Johannes Bornlöfoutro ES_Knights Templar 2 - Johannes BornlöfCheck out the facebook page of the photographer who works with me, he has lots of fantastic pictures https://www.facebook.com/amedeo.caporrimo?fref=ts and his instagram https://www.facebook.com/amedeo.caporrimo?fref=tsCheck out my friend Salvo's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyhvVE5jjPp4p2-qyvH4_6w#Metatron #Romans #Mongols