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AKA Alexander the Great. Colors by Zoran Cvetkovik Alexander the Macedon

The Companions (Greek: ἑταῖροι, hetairoi) were the elite cavalry of the Macedonian army from the time of king Philip II of Macedon and achieved their greatest prestige under Alexander the Great, and have been regarded as the best cavalry in the ancient world and the first shock cavalry. Chosen Companions/Hetairoi formed the elite guard of the king (Somatophylakes).

The Companions (Greek: ἑταῖροι, hetairoi) were the elite cavalry of the…

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Mitridathes pontic cavalry with a Thracian tribal warrior as a scout on the left.

Alexander's Companion Cavalry: lance armed and armored (but without shield) shock cavalry

Alexander's Companion Cavalry: lance armed and armored (but without shield) shock cavalry. Perhaps after Persian campaign. The dress and armor show a composite influence of Eastern and Greek.

A Roman Hastatus, c.200 BC. He wears a Montefortino helmet and pectoral armour.

A Roman Hastatus, BC. He wears a Montefortino helmet and pectoral armour.

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