Tagged: Achaemenid Persians

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Mtd Armoured Commander Persian Sparabara regiment (20 inc command) Persian Sparabara regiment (20 inc command) Persian Archers (12) Persian Archers (12) Persian Archers (12) Immortals regiment

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Armies of the ancient near east used trumpets to signal orders to their units. These trumpets are still used in traditional Iranian music today. Their are few depictions of Persian…

Webstore: Persian light cavalry regiment

Early Achaemenid armies would have employed cavalry in large numbers, its was said to have been its defining feature. Pack contains 6 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and…

Webstore: Persian light cavalry with spears

Early Achaemenid armies would have employed cavalry in large numbers, its was said to have been its defining feature. Light cavalry would ride swift light horses found in abundance in the…

Webstore: Persian King’s Chariot

Pack contains 1 complete chariot Supplied unpainted

Webstore: Persian Immortals command

Arguably the most famous and feared troops in the Persian army, the Immortals were the best troops the Persian army could field and only ever took to the field when…

Webstore: Persian Immortals regiment

The Immortals were so called because if their number ever fell below 10,000 through ill health or death they were instantly replaced, Giving the impression that their numbers never diminished….

Webstore: Saka Haumavarga archers

Saka was the name the Persians gave to all Scythian tribes. The Saka Haumavarga lived north west of Bactria, in modern day Uzbekistan. Although the Saka, and all of the steppe…

Webstore: Saka Haumavarga horse archers

These figures represent lower status warriors. They wear simple trousers and tunics and carry the akniakes dagger. Despite their status, they are formidable archers on foot or horseback. They ride the…

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The Skythians were known to take heads and scalps as trophies, this has been confirmed by archaeological finds. Herodotus says these were hung from poles and from the bridles of…

Webstore: Saka Haumavarga horse archer regiment

Saka was the name the Persians gave to all Skythian tribes. The Saka Haumavarga lived in the modern day region of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan. These are a people on the…

Webstore: Saka Haumavarga archer command

Herodotus describes a tradition of the Saka (or Scythians as they are known to the Greeks) as taking the scalps and heads of their enemies in battle and hanging them…

Webstore: Persians: Sparabara

Armed with their spear and trademark spara shield, the sparabara are the backbone of the Aechmenid Persian army. The pack contains 8 metal figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted<

Webstore: Persians: Archers

Adding a rain of death to the skies ahead of the Persian army are these Persian bowmen. Just the job to add to the back ranks of your sparabara regiment…

Webstore: Persians: Midianite Camel Rider regiment

For centuries the Arab tribes controlled the passages through Arabia. Deals were struck for safe passage and protection of supply lines and communication. This was vital during the Assyrians war…

Webstore: Persian Sparabara regiment

The sparabara regiment contains 20 metal miniatures – 17 spearmen and 3 command models, saving you £5.50 on buying them separately! Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Persian light cavalry command

The command is equipped in the same manner as the Sparabari command, except that the leader wears a bronze 'Mesopotamian' style helmet as described by Herodotus. The horses tails are…

Webstore: Persian heavy cavalry command

The commander of the heavy cavalry would have been very high ranking, perhaps even a member of the royal family. He carries a mace and golden akniakes., similar to ones…

Webstore: Persian Immortals

Arguably the most famous and feared troops in the Persian army, the Immortals were the best troops the Persian army could field and only ever took to the field when…

Webstore: Persian Heavy Cavalry regiment

Persian nobility, azata, would have made up the ranks of the Persian cavalry. Contemporary depictions show cavalry wearing short sleeved cuirass with very high neck protectors, these were likely covered…

Webstore: Persian Heavy Cavalry

Persian nobility, azata, would have made up the ranks of the Persian cavalry. Contemporary depictions show cavalry wearing short sleeved cuirass with very high neck protectors, these were likely covered…

Webstore: Kushite Spearmen

The Kushites are an ancient group of people, living on the fringes of the known world in modern day Sudan. The Greek name Aithiopians, does not relate them to the…

Webstore: Kushite King and Chieftains

The most striking feature of the Kushites is their vermilion and white body paint which they adorned themselves with before battle. Body paint still plays and important part in African…

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The leader wears a garment reminiscent of earlier Libyan clothing which is shown on the Kushite throne bearer relief. He also wears a headdress of ostrich feathers. The standard holds…

Webstore: Kushite Clubmen

The Kushites are an ancient group of people, living on the fringes of the known world in modern day Sudan. The Greek name Aithiopians, does not relate them to the…

Webstore: Kushite Clubman regiment

The most striking feature of the Kushites is their vermilion and white body paint which they adorned themselves with before battle. Body paint still plays and important part in African…

Webstore: Kushite Archers

Herodotus describes the Kushites in Xerxes army as wearing the skins of animals such as Lions and Leopards. Kushite archers are described as carrying 6ft bows made from palm wood…

Webstore: Hail Caesar Rulebook

Hail Caesar is written by the hugely talented Rick Priestley who is something of an expert in Ancients gaming. Partly because of his studying in antiquities but some would say…

Webstore: Hail Caesar Army Lists – Biblical & Classical

In this, our first expansion for Hail Caesar, Rick presents no less than 63 army lists for the Biblical and Classical periods along with points costs and army composition.

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Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Kushite Spearmen regiment

The most striking feature of the Kushites is their vermilion and white body paint which they adorned themselves with before battle. Body paint still plays and important part in African…

Webstore: Achaemenid Persian starter army deal

Mounted armoured Persian commander Persian Sparabara regiment (20 inc command) Persian Archers (16) Persian Light Cavalry (6 inc command) Saka Haumavarga horse archers (6 inc command)

Webstore: Achaemenid Persians: Mounted Persian commander

This Persian commander is armoured in the heavier Eastern Iranian or Skythian fashion. Scale armour covers the whole of his body except his forearms. Each scale is further gold plated…