Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: The Empire, Tilea, Bretonnia, Norsca, Naggaroth, Marienburg, Worlds Edge Mountains, Cathay, Lustria, Albion, Middenheim, Kislev, Chaos Wastes, Khemri, Araby, Altdorf, Estalia, The Southlands, Troll Country, Dark Lands, Talabheim, Sea of Claws, Kingdoms of Ind, Athel Loren, Hinterlands of Khuresh, Nehekhara, Sylvania. Excerpt: In Games Workshop's Warhammer Fantasy fictional universe, The Empire is one of the human political factions and armies, and is featured in many games and novels. In terms of location, language, culture, and society, it bears a strong resemblance to the Holy Roman Empire. The Empire could be considered analogous to Warhammer 40, 000's Imperium of Man. Like much of the Warhammer setting the Empire resembles a period of European history but with the addition of fantasy elements such as the presence of magic and non-human races. Both visually and in geography it is based upon the Holy Roman Empire during the Late Middle Ages and Renaissance/Early Modern period. There are wealthy city-states which bear similarity to Hanseatic league cities such as Hamburg, and place and character names are Germanic in tone; for example, the capital of the Empire is the city of Altdorf, which translates as qold villageq and is the name of several real-world places. The Empire is the largest and most powerful of all the nations of the Old World. The Empire is bordered by the nation of Kislev to the north and the Sea of Claws, the World's Edge Mountains to the east, and the Great Ocean, Black Mountains, Grey Mountains, the land of Bretonnia to the west, and the Border Princes to the south. To the east the Empire is threatened by the Orcs and Goblins. A large amount of the Empire is heavily forested and large numbers of Beastmen can be found in the deepest forests. The Empire is a confederation of ten large provinces: ...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
|Title||:||Warhammer Fantasy Locations|
|Publisher||:||University-Press.org - 2013-09|