Strength and Honour Skirmish Lines

Strength and Honour Skirmish Lines


I have a couple of packs of the Antonine Miniatures skirmish castings that I originally bought for the Parthian army but didn’t get round to painting. I’m now thinking of using them for a skirmish unit to protect my Imperial Roman Legions, so have been doing a bit of reading around the subject. It seems that an auxiliary unit of Cretan archers took part in Trajan’s Parthian campaigns, so there’s clearly an historical justification for a distinct skirmish formation, as opposed to just another big standard auxiliary base . There’s an interesting article here explaining how they would have been deployed:

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Autor: Jim Jackaman / Jim’s Wargames Workbench

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