MEU v Rome: Who Wins?

Could I destroy the entire Roman Empire during the reign of Augustus if I traveled back in time with a modern U.S. Marine infantry battalion or MEU?


The answer coming soon to a theater near you.



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Not By Brute Force

M Scott Eiland's picture

But a couple of snipers with modern equipment could wreak havoc on leadership and make guerrilla tactics against the much larger armies very effective.

The universe may well have been created without a point--that doesn't imply that we can't give it one.

Not a chance

HankP's picture

unless you give them infinite bullets. Even with that, archers back then were pretty accurate.

I blame it all on the Internet

Speaking of reddit


You can read Louis C.K.'s Q&A there, or you can watch the Taiwanese animators' version:

A man must be orthodox upon most things, or he will never even have time to preach his own heresy.


That was a good read, hobbesist.


Thanks for the link.

Heckuva story

aireachail's picture

I watched the original thread start up, take form and grow at Reddit, and it's fascinating to see what resulted. Very exciting.

Well written, too.

mmghosh's picture

I suspect that goodly corruption - gold! slaves! - would have its seasoning ways, though.