Is Caesar's Legion more like Sparta than the 10th Legion?

Discussion in 'Fallout: New Vegas Discussion' started by NMLevesque, Oct 16, 2018.

Which is Caesar's Legion more like?

  1. Legio X Equestris

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  2. Sparta

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  1. NMLevesque

    NMLevesque Commie Ghost

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    Legio X Equestris, aka the 10th Legion is apparently what Edward Sallow based his cult on, but aren't there more parallels to Sparta? For a start Sparta is a nation, not just an army. It basically has Sparta's breeding program, as well as a somewhat similar social structure (military upperclass, non-citizen middle class in territory, and a slave population as the base). I would say that Sparta was considerably more religious in nature than the 10th Legion.

    However, unlike Sparta, women are treated like cattle...and as far as I know pedophilia isn't a part of their training process. Not sure how to really assess that difference. Don't particularly want to think about it. Either way, if not for such things the Legion would have been much more interesting, and harder to argue against frankly.
     
  2. stjohn

    stjohn self-proclaimed cool guy

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    Oct 15, 2018
    I'd say both, but yes women in Sparta I believe actually inherited of their husbands wealth and property if they died, thus they were better treated than their other Ancient Greek counterparts.
     
  3. NMLevesque

    NMLevesque Commie Ghost

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    The squeaky wheel gets the grease I see. Posts that evoke thought get less replies than someone coming in just to be a pissant.
     
  4. stjohn

    stjohn self-proclaimed cool guy

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    Oct 15, 2018
    uh-huh.