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Roman Emperor Lucius Verus

Roman Emperor Lucius Verus followed by a Primus Pillus and another Centurion. Figures by Aventine Miniatures.

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Early Imperial Germanic Roman Auxuillary Centurion

Legio XII Fulminata, Eastern Pannonian Plain, Quadi Campaign, 173 AD I was going for the Legio XII with this one, the legion’s emblem was a thunderbolt (fulmen), just a nice one to paint. And apparently the Twelfth Legion had fighted Germans (Quadi) in 173 AD, so that would be the explanation about the severed head,… Read more »

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Early Imperial Roman Aquilifer

I’m still going down my road to Rome. Another Black tree Design figure, ¬†sculpted by Richard Ansell. Lovely sculpt but the cast wasn’t very good to be honest. Like his face best. btw, you know, Aquilifer was the guy with the eagle standard (aquila), so a very important and much prestigious position within a legion…. Read more »

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For Rome’s Glory!

Finished the signifer and decided to make the first group shot of my newly painted Imperial Romans. Looks like the BTD legate on the Foundry horse works quite well with Aventine’s gang. ¬†

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Legatus Legionis

Today a model on a horse. This is a Roman Legate. The miniature of legate is from Black Tree Design, the horse is from Wargames Foundry. I really like that legate figure but the BTD horses are a bit ugly thus the replace.  

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Marcus Aurelius

Last of the Five Good Emperors and a philosopher..Marcus Aurelius Another lovely sculpt by Aventine Miniatures.

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My name is Quintus Dias. I am a soldier of Rome.

Today a leap to the Early Imperial Roman era. A hell of a sculpting job by Aventine Miniatures, the figure is very highly detailed and all the details are well made. Thumbs up, Adam and Keith!    

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Early Imperial Roman Legionary

Roman Legionary, Dacian Wars 101-102 AD by Aventine Miniatures Not varnished and some detail have to be improved yet, also the shield, transfer covering went wrong for some reason. But well, here is my first Early Imperial Roman.

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Aventine Roman Dismounted Cavalry Charity Figure

After 2,5 months without hobby I was finally enabled to get some hours for brushing yesterday. Keith from Aventine has kindly given me some weeks ago this lovely mini, actually a door figure for Albanich 2013 show. In the meantime the miniature is available by Aventine in their web shop as charity item: http://www.aventineminiatures.co.uk/catalog/index.php?cPath=106 I’ve… Read more »