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POLL: What Gave the Roman Army Its Edge?


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Tarty2Ts writes:

Bigus Dickus


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
hobnail boots
0
0%
 
unity
0
0%
 
centurions
5
1%
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forts
0
0%
 
arrogance
2
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artllery/siege engines
0
0%
 
emperors
0
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blacksmiths
2
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sense of destiny
0
0%
 
tortoise
0
0%
 
tenacity
8
2%
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gladius
6
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flexibility
5
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professionalism
36
8%
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attitude
2
0%
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defense industries
1
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assimilation
5
1%
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equipment
0
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discipline
74
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demographics
2
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leadership
0
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maneuver
1
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the aristocracy
0
0%
 
can't narrow it down to a single factor
124
27%
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religion (Mars)
3
1%
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taxation
2
0%
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population base
4
1%
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aquaducts
4
1%
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drill
36
8%
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ruthlessness
7
2%
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boots
2
0%
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lust for power
1
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sheer bloodymindedness
8
2%
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competency
4
1%
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public relations
1
0%
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use of reserves
1
0%
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determination
2
0%
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morale
0
0%
 
weaponry
2
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toughness
0
0%
 
stubbornness
0
0%
 
armor
0
0%
 
generalship
1
0%
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hospitals
0
0%
 
dedication
1
0%
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helmets
0
0%
 
the navy
0
0%
 
pragmatism
2
0%
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agricultural base
0
0%
 
organization
28
6%
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militaristic state
4
1%
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training
43
9%
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fear of foreigners
1
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transportation infrastructure
3
1%
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logistics
16
3%
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no opinion
11
2%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

What single factor gave the Roman Army its superiority?

(Options taken from this pre-poll discussion.)