Roman Auxiliary Cavalryman 1st-2nd C. A.D. "Horsemen of Antiquity" Bust - 3D Print

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Roman Auxiliary Cavalryman 1st-2nd C. A.D. "Horsemen of Antiquity" Bust - 3D Print
Roman Auxiliary Cavalryman 1st-2nd C. A.D. "Horsemen of Antiquity" Bust - 3D Print

Roman Auxiliary Cavalryman 1st-2nd C. A.D. "Horsemen of Antiquity" Bust - 3D Print

Minormous Models SKU: MM-BU24
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1/12 Scale 3D printed resin kit from Minormous Models

Kit includes 9 parts: Body, 3 Head Options, Cloak, Spear, Right Arm, Arm Plug, Shield. Plinth is NOT included

3D printed in Dark Grey Resin at 0.03mm by El Greco Miniatures. Kits are printed on demand. Time to dispatch items will vary depending on print queue size, typically within 7-10 working days.

Printed under license from Minormous. 

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Roman Auxiliary Cavalryman 1st-2nd C. A.D.

The Roman auxiliary cavalryman was a vital component of the Roman military machine, contributing to the expansive reach and formidable strength of the Roman Empire. These auxiliary cavalry units were comprised of non-citizen soldiers recruited from the various provinces and allied nations under Roman control.

known for his adaptability and diverse background; Hailing from regions such as Gaul, Spain, or the eastern provinces, these cavalrymen brought unique skills and combat techniques to the Roman legions.

Armed with a variety of weaponry, the Roman auxiliary cavalryman usually wielded a short sword, such as the spatha, for close combat, and a thrusting spear for charges and skirmishes. They were also equipped with a circular or oval-shaped shield, providing them with protection against missile attacks. Additionally, many auxiliary cavalrymen wore segmented armor, such as chainmail or scale armor, for increased defense without compromising mobility.

The Roman auxiliary cavalry served a range of roles on the battlefield, from reconnaissance and skirmishing to shock cavalry charges. Their mobility and versatility made them essential for exploiting weaknesses in enemy formations and pursuing retreating forces. Moreover, their ability to navigate varied terrains, from open fields to rugged landscapes, made them invaluable assets in the diverse theaters of the Roman Empire.

Discipline and training were key aspects of the Roman military ethos, and the auxiliary cavalry underwent rigorous drills to ensure cohesion and effectiveness in battle. This combined arms approach, with the integration of cavalry alongside the renowned Roman legions, exemplified the strategic and tactical prowess that characterized the Roman military during the height of its power in the 1st and 2nd centuries A.D.

 

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