I think Turtledove more or less gave an explanation,but I still don't get how technology doesn't evolve much in this alternate.Zhukov15 (talk) 17:49, May 19, 2013 (UTC)

(Late response) I've not read GE, but it's a trope in Eternal Roman Empire AH that the relative stability of the empire slows down innovation. Not sure that I buy it, but it's out there.
I've changed the color to "Gunpowder", by the way. TR (talk) 20:14, August 28, 2013 (UTC)
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