madsanders wrote:Omungaer - Vibiaergh
Lofraeth - Horsnaes
Abo - Arus
Almundae - Kaldyng
Barvith - Hathaerslef
Eilaem - Ripae
Istathe - Hetheby
Flacke - Slaulosae
Tuzae - Kalundaeburgh (Perhaps Odz, if it's too long)
Tunae - Roskeldae
Stro - Haelsingoer (not on your map, but this is after all where Hamlet takes place and one of the most important sites of the time, so it should definitely be on your map)
Barae - Lund
I'm not so familiar with the Swedish part of the map, so I've only made one suggestion there.
Hope you can use it.
EDIT: A little research tells me that Haelsingoer was indeed not of great importance at this time in history, it gained importance later on. It is, though, mentioned by Valdemar in 1231, so it did exist, but as a simple fishing town. I'll leave that decision up to you.
And another thing: the straight between Thytae and Harthe was in fact not a straight but sanded shut (don't know how to say that in English) from 1100 to 1825 allowing passage from one region to the other. That is perhaps a detail.
And, with a very few exeptions, he's spelled Valdemar Sejr (not Vlademar, althgough it's a Danish version of Vladimir).
Balsiefen wrote:Mostly implemented: Hathaerslef, Slaulosae and Haelsingoer are unfortunately too long to fit in their countries and Roskeldae is touch and go even when I shorten it to it's modern name Roskilde. Also I cannot find any other sources supporting names either way so I'm trusting anyone who can find improvements.
TheSaxlad wrote:The Dice suck a lot of the time.
And if they dont suck then they blow.
Balsiefen wrote:VACATION UNTIL 24 JUNE 2009(ish)
iancanton wrote:a map of schleswig gives the name of the bottom island as fehmarn, not imbrae.
http://www.tiscover.de/de/guide/5de,en, ... /home.html
this is a german name, the modern danish name being femern.
http://www.meeresblick.de/ostsee/stadt/ ... hland.html
Fehmarn (dänisch Femern) ist die drittgrößte der deutschen Ostseeinseln und Teil von Schleswig-Holstein.
there is some evidence that the name in the time of king knud the great (1022) was fembre.
Dänenkönig Knud der Große unterstellt im Jahre 1022 die Insel Fehmarn...
Im Jahre 1076 erwähnt der Kirchenhistoriker Adam von Bremen die Insel „Fembre" als ein reiches Bauernland und voll von Seeräubern...
will u have room for roskilde as the capital city of denmark and "the biggest town in medieval northern europe", perhaps given a similar treatment as moscow in pepperonibread's soviet union? if u're pushed for space, then maybe a crown-shaped army shadow on both map and legend will suffice.
This former medieval capital of Denmark at the end of Roskilde fjord is not far from busy Copenhagen.
Already in the 10th century Roskilde was a residence for kings and bishops, the first stone church, Saint Clemens´, was build in 1030.
It was considered to be the biggest town in medieval northern Europe with 5 to 10, 000 inhabitants.
moon is actually spelt møn or moen.
http://www.feriecenter-siden.dk/holiday ... ands/moen/
i also agree with madsanders that lund must be included instead of barae.
From the 13th century Lund was Denmark's most important city - a city from which the archbishops exercised ecclesiastical power over all of Scandinavia.
Joodoo wrote:suggesstion:add Holy Roman Empire and Sweden as territories (but don't make them belong to any continent)
hatchman wrote:Seeing this map for the first time and I have to say I love it!
Balsiefen wrote:iancanton wrote:anund (or anholt) needs to be on the map for neither historical nor gameplay reasons - i dislike the fact that there's no real gap between the jutland and halland/skane sides of the map, since the sea isn't proving to be much of a barrier - so i'd like u to consider replacing this territory with roskilde.
I agree that it has little reason to be there except as a filler (the 42 territs thing). The sea not being much of a barrier is somewhat deliberate as for the danes, travel over sea was probably often more convenient than land. Also I wanted Halland to be slightly harder to hold as four 2 size territs is a little much and it boarders N Jutland which is also an easy territ to take. If I remove it however I need to find somewhere to add a replacement and roskilde isn't really suitable
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