Laff out loud!! Attack of the ric! Wouldn't it be better to say Rome was a commonwealth before becoming a caesardom? I thought ric meant politics. So Rome was a politics before a caesardom?? Ah'm no quite suire whit's gaun oan nae more. ;) Bryan 13:18, 6 April 2006 (UTC)

Maybe 'ric' means 'state'? And therefore, 'politics' is 'ricscraft'? Makes sense to me. I think you have the wrong end of the ric.
Rike is an English word for State, therefore the Anglish word for State. 19:41, 7 April 2006 (UTC)
I think 'ric' is supposed to parallel German Reich, meaning kingdom.Harold Hadrada 18:12, 24 April 2007 (UTC)
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