The Scythians 700-300 BC by E.v CernenkoThe Scythians 700-300 BC by E.v Cernenko

The Scythians 700-300 BC

byE.v CernenkoIllustratorAngus Mcbride


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Though the 'Scythian period' in the history of Eastern Europe lasted little more than 400 years, the impression these horsemen made upon the history of their times was such that a thousand years after they had ceased to exist as a sovereign people, their heartland and the territories which they dominated far beyond it continued to be known as 'greater Scythia'. From the very beginnings of their emergence on the world scene the Scythians took part in the greatest campaigns of their times, defeating such mighty contemporaries as Assyria, Urartu, Babylonia, Media and Persia. This highly illustrated book details their costume, weapons and the way they waged war.
Angus Mcbride was born in London in 1931. By the age of 12 he became an orphan and had to leave England following World War II and head to South Africa where he became a fairly well-known and successful artist in Cape Town. In 1961, he moved back to England. By 1975, he began to work with Osprey Publishing's Men-at-Arms series. He is b...
Title:The Scythians 700-300 BCFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.67 × 7.21 × 0.09 inPublisher:Bloomsbury USA

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ISBN - 10:0850454786

ISBN - 13:9780850454789

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Defensive Armour · Offensive Weapons · The Scythian Army · The Persian Invasion · Scythian Warcraft · The Plates