Sunday 14 August 2016

15mm Sagitarius

My quiet (as yet unspoken of) gladiator project continues apace. On the miniatures front, I have just added a Donnington 15mm Roman auxiliary archer to the collection as a sagitarius. The sagittarius was a specialist gladiator armed with a recurve bow, perhaps inspired by Parthian or Scythian archers. They were often used in mock re-enactments of historical battles and may sometimes have fought from horseback.


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