Tagged: Assyrians

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti spearmen regiment

The spearmen wore a lamellar corslet of either bronze or iron with leather pteruges to protect the groin. During the reign of Ashurbanipal the shields reached an enormous size, to…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti spearmen

The spearmen wore a lamellar corslet of either bronze or iron with leather pteruges to protect the groin. During the reign of Ashurbanipal the shields reached an enormous size, to…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted spearmen regiment

The Qurubuti were the personal bodyguard of the king, or prince. They would be very well trained and likely veterans or members of Assyrian nobility. Heavily armoured in iron and…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted spearmen

The Qurubuti were the personal bodyguard of the king, or prince. They would be very well trained and likely veterans or members of Assyrian nobility. Heavily armoured in iron and…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted Command

The Qurubuti were the personal bodyguard of the king, or prince. They would be very well trained and likely veterans or members of Assyrian nobility. Heavily armoured in iron and…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted archers regiment

These heavily armoured mounted bowmen were the personal bodyguard of the Assyrian King or Prince. Superbly well trained they were a formidable opponent. Pack contains 6 mounted metal figures Note:…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti archers

Pack contains 8 metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted archers

These heavily armoured mounted bowmen were the personal bodyguard of the Assyrian King or Prince. Superbly well trained they were a formidable opponent. Pack contains 3 mounted metal figures Note:…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti command

The unit leader is equipped with a bronze mace, although axes were becoming more widely seen at this point. Possibly because of the increased contact with the Kimmerians and Skythians…

Webstore: Assyrian Kisir Sharruti spearmen regiment

Pack contains 20 metal figures including command. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Assyrian Kisir Sharruti spearmen

Pack contains 8 metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Assyrian Kisir Sharruti command

Pack contains 3 metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Assyrian King’s Chariot

Pack contains 1 complete metal chariot Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Assyrian king & retinue

Pack contains 3 metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Assyrian Chariot

In the Assyrian chariots last incarnation it carried 4 armoured crew and was pulled by 4 armoured horses. Two of the crew members would have shielded the driver and archer…

Webstore: Assyrian Chariot squadron

Four horses, four crew and one devastating charge – the Assyrian chariots were the pinnacle of military engineering in their time and were put to good use on the field…

Webstore: The Ancient Assyrians

Author: Mark Healy Illustrator: Angus McBride About this book For the greater part of the period from the end of the 10th century to the 7th century BC, the Ancient…

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…

New: Assyrian army deals! 

Over the past few weeks we’ve been releasing loads of miniatures from the Assyrian range we inherited when we bought Immortal Miniatures. With most of the range now available it’s…

Assyria and Babylon – Empires Entwined

Vince Rospond takes a look at the Assyrian and Babylonian background and armies. Take it away, Vince… ASSYRIA AND BABYLON 2500 BC TO 535 BC The History in a nutshell…

New: Assyrian Qurubuti Spearmen!

Our sizeable Assyrian range is swelled further this week with the addition of Qurubuti Spearmen – how big are those shields! The Assyrian king would maintain a brigade of his…

New: Aramean light infantry!

Fresh troops for the Babylonian forces this week with the addition of these splendid Aramean light infantry… There were more than 40 Aramaean tribes throughout Mesopotamia, especially around south western…

Assyrian King’s chariot!

When we released the recent Assyrian chariots the first thing we were asked form was a Royal carriage to lead the army. Good job we’ve got one for you then!…

New: Assyrian Kasir Sharruti spearmen!

More troops for the Assyrian army this week – first up are these lovely Kisir Sharruti spearmen… The Kisir Sharruti were the King’s standing army. They would have been well…

New: Assyrian Chariot!

Thundering onto the battlefield is this splendid Assyrian chariot – woe betide anyone getting in the way of this machinery of destruction! Four horses, four crew and one devastating charge…

New: Assyrian King and retinue!

The king would often be present when his army went to war, some actively took part in the fighting. It is thought that Sargon died in battle against the Cimmerians….

New: Assyrian Qurubuti archers!

The Assyrian king would maintain a brigade of his personal royal guard, this was probably one thousand strong. The archers wore a lamellar corslet of either bronze or iron with…

New: Assyrian Qurubuti cavalry with spears!

The Assyrians receive more cavalry this week – spear-armed Qurubuti horsemen to go with last week’s Qurubuti Horse Archers release! The  Qurubuti were the personal bodyguard of the king, or…

New: Assyrian Qurubuti cavalry archers!

We kick off our Assyrian range with the release of these lovely horse archers. Not any old mounted bowmen though – the Royal bodyguard! The  Qurubuti were the personal bodyguard…

New: Mesopotamian Slingers!

The great rebellion of 703-625 BC was instigated by the united Aramaen and Chaldaen tribes of Mesopotamia, with support from Elam and the nomadic Arabs of the south. There were many…

New: Elamite Skirmishers!

Elam was situated in modern day western Iran, its capital was Susa. During the reign of Ashurbanipal Elam was the stage of many bloody battles waged by the Assyrians from the…

Webstore: Mesopotamian Slingers

Attired in dress typical of Mesopotamia or Assyria, these sling-armed light infantry were common in most armies of this period. Pack contains 8 metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and…

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 Collection

Collection contains the Hail Caesar rulebook and both and army lists plus the free Roman Centurion miniature So aside from Rick Priestly’s firsthand experience of classical civilisations what else do…

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.

Webstore: Elamite Skirmishers with bows

Elam was situated in modern day western Iran, its capital was Susa. During the reign of Ashurbanipal Elam was the stage of many bloody battles waged by the Assyrians from the…