Re: Other Broyans

From: Joerg Baumgartner <joe_at_...>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 13:06:58 +0100 (CET)

Ian Cooper
> In the same way that Kallyr is Sartar's Boudicca - the flame-haired
> woman who leads a rebellion against the occupiers - I always wonder
> if Broyan, High King of the Volsaxi is Heortland's Brian Boru, High
> King of Ireland.
> Of course he should be as much Brian as Rikard Tigerhearted is
> Richard the Lionheart, but I always assumed there was a nod there,
> especially as he used to be spelt Brian. Some elements of the Brian
> story might serve as inspiration for our own High King.

My current favourite real world Broyan is Totila, an Ostrogoth king of Italy who lost big against Narses leading the armies of Byzantium.

Could somebody send a Babeester Gori to make Tatius more Narses-like?

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