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Chapter 6: History of Iranian Military Uniforms
Achaemenian Uniforms 5

 

Pictorial History of Iranian Military Uniforms
Book in 23 Chapters
Chapter 6. Achaemenian 5
Ahreeman X

February 23, 2012


Achaemenian Persian Golden Lion Griffin Roundel 500 BC

Achaemenian
Achaemenid Dynasty (559 BC - 330 BC)


Ancient Achaemenian Persian Soldiers
L – R: Thanvabara with Sharp Hammer, Sparabara, Arstibara and Takabara Standard Bearer
Legend:
Thanvabara = Archers
Sparabara = Long Shield Bearers Frontline Infantry
Arstibara = Royal Guards
Takabara = Short Wicker Half Moon Shield Bearers Secondary Infantry


Persian Army in Greece
L – R: Aethiopian Marine, Persian Infantryman and Sparabara 479 BC


Achaemenian Infantry Forces
L – R: Achaemenian Phrygian Mercenary, Persian Spearman and Persian Officer


Persian Light Infantry Forces in Greek Campaign
L – R: Achaemenian Lycian, Persian Light Spearman and Archer Infantry fighting Greeks 5 BC


Achaemenian Satrapal Forces
Satrap (Khashtara) = State
L – R: Achaemenian Satrapal Mercenary Lasso Thrower Asabari, Lydian Sickle-man Infantry and Anatolian Nobleman Asabari (Cavalry) 470 BC


Achaemenian Heavy Armored Infantry Dathapatis Leader (Sergeant)


Achaemenian Parsa Amrtaka Heavy Asabari (Immortal Heavy Cavalry)


Ancient Achaemenian Persian Immortal shooting bow arrow


Ancient Achaemenian Persian Immortal throwing spear


Ancient Achaemenian Persian Immortal throwing short spear


Ancient Achaemenian Persian Immortal with Spear


Achaemenian Persian Immortal Warrior


Achaemenian Ancient Persian Soldier


Achaemenian Caucasian Slingers


Achaemenian Parsa Akinaka Swordsmen


Achaemenian Persian Spearmen with Akinaka Daggers


Achaemenian Persian Sparabara Light Armored Spearmen


Achaemenian Persian Sparabara Regiment


Achaemenian Persian Light Takabara Spearmen Unit - Taka Bearers (Wicker Crescent Shield Bearers)


Achaemenian Parsa Takabara Heavy Armored Infantry


Achaemenian Susian Pasti Light Infantry
Susians (Today’s Khuzestanis) were fierce warriors


Achaemenian Thanvabara Archer with Akinaka Persian Sword


Achaemenian Persian Medium Armored Archers


Achaemenian Persian Light Thanvabara Unit (Archers) on the march


Achaemenian Scythian Foot Archers


Achaemenian Thanvabara Light Armored Archers


Achaemenian Persian Heavy Infantry in action


Achaemenian Persian Light Infantry in action


Greco-Persian Wars Battle Scene
Persian Asabari (Cavalry) fighting the Greeks


Greco-Persian Wars
Persian Sparabara Spearmen versus Greek Hoplites


Ancient Persian Army


Persian Heavy Cavalry

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