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Alan Hamilton
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Thanks, I had not realised that there was any source, though Vegetius was writing in the early 5th Century.  The sling was used for hunting by the common folk so not unreasonable to assume that Legionaries may well use it to add some meat or fowl to the cooking pot.  As you say sieges or troops manning barricades/defence works against an enemy.  I may as well add a few to my collection since I have the bits.