Tuesday 28 March 2023

Imperial Roman Light Cavalry

             


One thing I don't have yet for my Imperial Roman army is any cavalry. After a tip off, it seems that this is a bit of a gap, so I have two light cavalry alae to add to my legions and auxiliaries. These will be auxillary quingenaria units of around 500 men, represented by eight of the smaller horse blocks from Antonine Miniatures per base. In the lists, these are rare units so two is an absolute maximum, even if I have enough common units to deploy so that they are permitted. I'm not keen on painting horses in any scale but at least these are small enough that I can get away with cutting a few corners, so no eyeballs this time round!

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