Bronze Age

History: BATTLES OF HAMMURABI part 3

Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman continues his series of articles on King Hammurabi of Babylon, his wars against neighbouring city-states including the Elamites and his final defeat at the hands…

New: Bronze Age Later Highlander Warriors

Out today, more forces for Bronze Age Hittite and Zagros, Taurus & Anatolian Highlander armies: Middle and Late Bronze Age Highlanders of the Zagros and eastern Taurus Mountains. These include Hurrians, Turukkeans and…

History: BATTLES OF HAMMURABI part 2 – AMORITE ARMIES

Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman continues his series of articles on King Hammurabi of Babylon, his wars against neighbouring city-states including the Elamites and his final defeat at the hands…

New: Egyptian Chariots

Ride forth against the Hittites in the Battle of Kadesh with these Egyptian Chariots: Early New Kingdom Egyptian, 2-horse, 2-crew Light Chariot, (with 4-spoked wheels), a Driver, Armoured Archer and…

History: BATTLES OF HAMMURABI part 1 – The Rise of Babylon

Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman returns with a new series of articles on King Hammurabi of Babylon, his wars against neighbouring city-states including the Elamites and his final defeat at…

New: Sea People Command

Lead your Bronze Age Sea People into battle with this new command group: The figures can be used in all Sea People tribes’ armies, including the Peleset, Sherden, Lukka, Denyen…

New: Bronze Age Levy Spearmen

More reinforcements for Bronze Age armies arrive today, in the form of Levy Spearmen: View in Store Our Levy Spearmen have a light spear and either a round or oblong…

New: Later Hittite Chariots

More wheeled reinforcements for Hittite players this week with three new chariots ready to take on the Egyptians. View in Store These chariots were slightly heavier in construction than other…

New: Later Egyptian Archers

These are the regular archers of the 19th and 20th Dynasties (Ramesside period), such as those that fought under Pharaohs Ramesses II, Ramesses III and later Ramesses up until the…

New: Late Bronze Age command

This foot command can be used for the armies of Middle Kingdom Assyria, Kassite Babylonia, Mitanni, the Syrian and Canaanite City-States and Middle period Elam. Includes 2 Commanders, a Standard…

New: More from Cutting Edge

This week we have more from the Cutting Edge Miniatures Bronze Age range. Following on from thosewe released for the New Kingdom Egyptian and Hittite armies recently, you can use…

New: More Egyptians & Libyans

This week sees the further release of reinforcements for the mighty armies of the Egyptian Pharaohs. Egyptian Archers of the early New Kingdom, including the native Egyptian 17th Dynasty and…

History: New Kingdom Egyptians

When wargamers picture the armies of ancient Egypt it is usually the forces of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom that we have in mind. The New Kingdom refers to…

New: New Kingdom Egyptians!

This week sees the release of the New Kingdom Egyptians, we have three metal boxed sets comprising of chariots, spearmen and archers, the key elements you need to build an…

New: Hittites!

New this week are three further releases for the armies of the Hittites – Hittite command, Hittite spearmen and Hittite or Anatolian spearmen. This all-new command set includes two commanders,…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 5

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 4

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Early Highlander Axemen and Javelinmen

Our first release for the Bronze Age Zagros, Taurus & Anatolian Highlanders are the Early Highlander Axemen and Javelinmen: View in Store These models can represent the Lullubians, the Gutians, Turukkeans and…

History: Highland Tribes of the Zagros Mountains – Gutians and Lullubi

As is so often the case with the enemies of the Akkadians what we know of the fierce hill tribes of the Zagros and Taurus mountains is what the Akkadians…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 3

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Hittite or Anatolian light chariots

Hittite armies receive reinforcements this week with these three light 2-man chariots, perfect to support the heavier 3-man chariots we launched last week. These sets continue our focus on the Battle…

History: Early Desert Nomads

The fertile lands of Mesopotamia, the coastal Levant, and Egypt were surrounded and partly separated by arid semi-desert or dry steppe regions. These included the Syrian Desert and the northern…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 2

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Hittite Chariots, Spearmen, Archers & Javelinmen

Out today are the first releases for the Hittites in our Bronze Age range from Cutting Edge Miniatures – the Hittite Chariot Squadron, Hittite Spearmen and Hittite Levy Archers. We…

History: The Hittites

The early origins of the Hittites are not entirely certain, but it is likely the people we call Hittites arrived in Anatolia about 2000BC and came from Europe as part…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 1

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Sea Peoples Chariots

The first models for the Sea Peoples range are these great chariots, ready to ride down the forces of the old kingdoms. View in Store These warriors have reed or…

History: Sea Peoples

The Late Bronze Age is the age of chariot warfare and of the great warrior pharaohs. When film and TV conjure images of ancient Egypt they inevitably draw upon the…

New: Bronze Age Platform Cart and City-State Spearmen

Our latest releases from Cutting Edge Miniatures are the first exclusive models for the Neo-Sumerian and Successor States. 2 wheel Platform Carts were still being used at the very beginning of…

History: Neo-Sumerians and Successors

Following the collapse of the Akkadian Empire about 2100BC there was a period of disorder during which the country was ruled or at least dominated by the Gutians. No-one knows…

History: Sumerian & Akkadian Warfare Part 4 – Battles

Ancients wargaming expert Nigel Stillman provides a detailed account of Early Bronze age warfare. Part 4 completes Nigel’s article with a look at how battles were actually fought. HOW TO…

New: Mud-Brick House plastic kit

This delightful plastic kit from Renedra provides authentic detail for your battlefield. It’s just the thing for Hail Caesar Bronze Age battles, and also works well for the Mahdist Revolt…

New: Bronze Age Highlanders

Our latest Bronze Age models from Cutting Edge Miniatures are ideal for use in your Early Elamite army. Early Highlander Archers represent Zagros, Taurus and Anatolian Highlanders of the Early Bronze…

History: The Early Elamites

The land of Elam, or Elamais to the Greeks, lay in the highlands to the immediate east of Sumeria and the adjoining region along the coast of the Persian Gulf….

History: Sumerian & Akkadian Warfare Part 3 – Troop Types

Ancients wargaming expert Nigel Stillman provides a detailed account of Early Bronze age warfare. Part 3 examines the different troop types available to armies of the age. If you’ve not…

New: Bronze Age Proto-Chariot and Command

More additions to our growing Early/Middle Bronze Age range from Cutting Edge Miniatures – a 2-horse Proto-chariot and Early/Middle Bronze Age Command. The earliest representations of chariots can be found on…

History: Sumerian & Akkadian Warfare Part 2 – Army Organisation

Last week Ancients wargaming expert Nigel Stillman provided a detailed account of Early Bronze age warfare and focused on military development in the region. Here, in part 2, Nigel explains…

New: Bronze Age Battlewagon and Platform Cart

Add some hitting power to your Early Bronze Age army with a Battlewagon and a Platform Cart, each drawn by 4 Equids (Asses or Donkey-Onager hybrids). These models can be used…

History: Sumerian & Akkadian Warfare Part 1 – Military Development

A renowned Ancients wargaming expert, archeologist and author, Nigel Stillman is a well respected name in our hobby and we’re delighted to have Nigel writing for us. Here Nigel provides…

New: Bronze Age Medium Retainer Infantry and Archers

New recruits for your growing Bronze Age Amorite forces – Medium Retainer Infantry and Medium Archers. These are the regular infantry or shock troops of the Amorite City-States, such as…

New: Bronze Age 2-Horse Chariots

Three new chariots are released for the Cutting edge Miniatures Bronze Age range – these early two-horse chariots are ideal to use in Amorite Kingdom armies amongst others. The earliest…

New: More Bronze Age Levy Troops

More reinforcements for Sumerian, Akkadian and Amorite armies – Levy Archers and Levy Javelinmen. These archers are suitable for use in both regular city-state (as levy skirmishers), and irregular Nomadic…

New: Bronze Age Early Levy Troops

More reinforcements for Sumerian armies are out today – Early Levy Archers, Slingers and Javelinmen. View in Store Settled or Nomadic Skirmisher Archers of the City-States of early Sumer and…

New: Amorite Levy Infantry

Out today are more miniatures for use in the armies of the Akkadians, Amorite Kingdoms and Sumerians, amongst others. These latest Early and Middle Bronze Age releases are just a…

History: The Amorite Kingdoms

No one is exactly sure whether the Amorites were native to the whole region west of Mesopotamia, or more specifically the part that corresponds to northern Syria west of the…

New: Bronze Age Levy Troops

More troops for your growing Bronze Age forces, straight from Cutting Edge Miniatures – Levy Javelinmen and Levy Archers. View in Store These un-shielded Javelinmen can be used in both…

New: Bronze Age Early City-State Spearmen

The latest releases for our Early/Middle Bronze Age range from Cutting Edge Miniatures are three sets of City-State Spearmen. View in Store These are the earliest known City-State Spearmen, from…

New: Bronze Age Paint Set

We at Warlord have put our heads together and sorted out the colours that we use to paint models, saving you the time looking through paint codes and giving you…

New: Sumerian Battlewagon and Platform Cart

Add some hitting power to your Early Bronze Age Sumerian army with a Battlewagon and a Platform Cart, each drawn by 4 Equids (Donkeys or Donkey-Onager hybrids). These models can…

New: Bronze Age Later Household Axemen and Archers

Out today are two new sets for Akkadian Early Bronze Age armies – Later Household Axemen and Archers. Check out our growing Early and Middle Bronze Age range. View in Store Later…

New: Bronze Age Levy Slingers, Early Household Axemen & Archers

This week we have more new miniatures from the Cutting Edge Bronze Age range. Following on from the miniatures we released for the Sumerian and Akkadian armies last week, the next…

New: Early/Middle Bronze Age Spearmen & Command

We’re delighted to be able to release the first of many Bronze Age packs from our partnership with Cutting Edge Miniatures. The first two armies we are releasing back into…

History: Bronze Age Sumerians and Akkadians

Sumerians and the World’s First Empires There is good reason to believe that organised warfare has its origins in the land of Mesopotamia amongst the city-states of Sumer that flourished…