DBA Army Sets

DBA Army Sets
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  • ANC30001 - Spartan Army 450BC-275BC

    ANC30001 - Spartan Army 450BC-275BC

    Renowned and feared as the finest fighting men in the Greek world, the Spartan citizens were trained as soldiers from early childhood. The Spartans dominated land warfare in Greece, and their mere presence on the battlefield was often enough to demoralise
  • ANC30002 - Athenian Army 450BC-275BC

    ANC30002 - Athenian Army 450BC-275BC

    Athens at one time headed one of the largest and most powerful leagues in the Greek world, an empire in all but name. Ten elected generals, the strategoi, headed her army. Athenian armies were often composed largely of mercenaries, citizen-soldiers formin
  • ANC30003 - Theban Army 450BC-275BC

    ANC30003 - Theban Army 450BC-275BC

    Thebes dominated her neighbours and headed the 'Boiotian League', a league of cities in the surrounding area. The Sacred Band, a 300 strong elite corps of hoplites, formed the corps of their army. Theban cavalry was considered some of the best in Greece,
  • ANC30004 - Thessalian Army 450BC-275BC

    ANC30004 - Thessalian Army 450BC-275BC

    Thessaly was famous in the Greek world for her excellent cavalry. The Thessalian plains were less urbanised than most other Greek states, and nobles, under an elected ruler, the Tagos, headed her society. Thessaly dominated the surrounding hill peoples, a
  • ANC30005 - Aitolian Army 450BC-275BC

    ANC30005 - Aitolian Army 450BC-275BC

    Aitolians were known as being more warlike than Greeks in general. Unlike most Greek armies Aitolian armies contained a high proportion of light infantry fighting with javelins, making them very effective in hilly or broken country. The country was poor a
  • ANC30006 - Thracian Army 700BC-46AD

    ANC30006 - Thracian Army 700BC-46AD

    Most often ruled by rival kings, the Thracian tribes occupied lands stretching from the shores of the Aegean to the banks of the Danube and beyond. Thracian armies were mainly made up of large numbers of loose fighting tribal infatry, many armed with the
  • ANC30007 - Alexandrian Macedonian 355BC-320BC

    ANC30007 - Alexandrian Macedonian 355BC-320BC

    This represents the army of Philip II (355BC-336BC), Alexander the Great (336BC-329BC) and the regent Antipater (334BC-320BC). The bulk of the infantry was formed into the phalanx, armed with the deadly sarissa, which was used to pin the enemy to the fron
  • ANC30012 - Kappadokian 330BC-322BC & 300BC-17AD

    ANC30012 - Kappadokian 330BC-322BC & 300BC-17AD

    Persian noble Ariarathes took control of Kappadokia after the fall of the Achaemenids, however, he was later defeated and killed by Perdikkas in 322BC. His son regained the kingdom in 300BC until, under a later successor, it became a Roman Province in 17A
  • ANC30013 - Phokian Army 450BC-275BC

    ANC30013 - Phokian Army 450BC-275BC

    The Phokian army became a powerful force in Greece during the Sacred War of the 350s. They were able to hire large quantities of mercenaries paid for by the plundered sacred treasures of Apollos sanctuary at Delphi. Famously the army, under Onomarchos,
  • ANC30014 - Later Achaemenid Army 420BC-329BC

    ANC30014 - Later Achaemenid Army 420BC-329BC

    The later Persian armies had shifted away for the traditional sparabara infantry in favour of mercenary hoplites or similarly re-armed Guard units until its final defeat under Darius III by Alexander the Great. The numerous cavalry were the mainstay of ar