Military miniatures, ancient history, Macedonians and Successors, Alexander the Great's campaigns and scenarios for Warhammer Ancient Battles by Jeff Jonas

                                                                                                         

  Ancient Historical Gaming
  with Military Miniatures

Welcome to AncientBattles.Com.
If you are a wargaming enthusiast you’ve come to the right place! AncientBattles.com is a place to find information on wargaming with military miniatures and ancient military history, but mostly the era of Alexander the Great and his Successors. Also included on the site are tips on how to paint miniature soldiers and lots and lots of photos!  
Unless it is noted otherwise these miniatures are all painted and assembled by Jeff Jonas.  Enjoy the pictures!

Thanks for all your support for this website over the years.

Jeff Jonas
2012

Please send any comments to:

jjonasartist@sbcglobal.net

 

28mm Scythed Chariot Gripping Beast

Seleucid Scythed Chariot. 28mm Gripping Beast
Review on TMP
Available at Gripping Beast

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     Relic Miniature's award winning Antiochus III in 28mm

    

      Antiochus III and Ptolemy IV side by side

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Hey check out the AtG Podcast by clicking this link:

Southern California Warhammer Radio

It’s a bit long winded of me, but I talk about the Alexander the Great supplement, Successors and stuff.

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     New 28mm Successor figures from Gripping Beast!

     New Ptolemaic cavalry!

    

      (Painted by Gripping Beast painters)

       Polemarch thorakites armored light infantry

    

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     The Miniaturist:

     Seleucid War Elephant 28mm

    

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      Historicon Games & Tournaments

      AtG Imperial Meltdown 2004

      OrcCon04     Kublacon04

      Antigonid WAB Macedonian Army

      Alexander:  the movie

 

     Philip II of Macedonia, 28mm Wargames Foundry figure

    

     



     
Discussion Topics:

      WAB: army ideas for new players

      Building a miniature ancient wargame army

      Spartan Drill     War Machines

      War Elephants     Fall of the West Notes

      Jervis Johnson's  WAB Errata

      Warhammer Ancient Battles Official Errata

    

Giuseppe Rava painted the dynamic cover art for the Warhammer Ancient Battles, Alexander the Great supplement.
Check out his Military art prints, book cover art, and box art for  many Italerai and Zvezda 20mm models. See his work at:

www.militaryart.it

   
   Philip and the young Alexander scout the Greek battleline
    at  the battle of Chaeronea 338 BC

      Alexander the Great Clarifications & Unnoficial Errata

      Alexander the Great FAQ's    

      Alexander the Great Materials & Links

      Alexander the Great & AoA in tournaments

      

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     An amazing Alexander the Great 30mm+  figure from Spain!

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      The Macedonian Army Gallery

      The Xyston

     


    
     Allen Curtis talks about projects on AncientBattles.com

     

      The Origins of Macedonian Tactics

      Philip's Conquest of Greece

      Chaeronea the Decisive Clash

    

      Vendel Macedonian Figure Sizes

      Granicus      Gaugamela      Megalopolis

      The Campaign and Battle of Issus

      Alexander in India

      Alexander's Army in WAB

      Orders of Battle

      Thunder Don Under    Successor battles in Perth, Australia

 

     

     
      Gorgon Spartans

      Heroes of Ancient Greece  

      Greek Mercenary Army List

      Painting Greek Mercenaries

    

      Into the Land of Bones,  Alexander's Afghan campaign

      The Skythians

 

    

      An AtG Persian army at Orcon 2011

      Some Persian troops

      Darius III's War Chariot

      Battlestandard 28mm Later Persian Miniatures

      Kardakes or Cardaces?

     

    

      Vince Salvato's Indians (Simply the finest!)

      Indian Elephants

      Indian costume in Mauryan and Sunga periods  (link)

      Tim Haslam's Vendel Indians

 

 Excellent Thracians with superb cloaks:
     http://www.littlebigmenstudios.com/catalog/gallery.php?rpd=sixth&rrr=1

 Thracian Warriors:
      http://kroraina.com/thracia/alex_kitov/

    

      28mm Thureophoroi

     
      Old Glory, A&A, and Newline 28mm Thureophoroi ...
      
Don't forget these models are good stuff!


     
      Aetolians, famous Hellenistic Greek era skirmishe
rs ...

     

 

Syrian Wars Part One

     
Successor Army Tests

      Phalanx vs. Legion in WAB

      Ptolemaic Successor Elephants

      Bactrian Armies

      Jim Clarke's Parthians

      Joe Derocher's Early Successors

      Richard Evers Successor battles

      1st Corps Ptolemaic figures

     

      Epirote Army

      Tony Edwards makes an excellent presentation!

      Epirote Army List
      Includes AB files by Richard Evers

      The Battle of Heraclea
      Epirote vs. Rome battle scenario

      Pyrrhus in Sicily

      Vendel 28mm Epirote elephant

      The Army of Antigonos 1st  (Monopthalmos)
      a 1500-2000 WAB Illustrated army list circa 2001

 


Support our troops.

   
      Syrian Wars, get the latest campaign news..

          

    New Syrian Wars report!

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     Antigonos Monophthalmos a Polemarch production:

   

   Pyrrhus of Epirus

   

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    ROME on the march!
  Roman armies and campaigns


                    

  See the RED STATE RUCKUS!

    

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      New Figures on the Block

      Jeff Jonas Miniatures Page

      Painting Ideas

      The Norton Testudo

      Links

      Guest Page

      Site Map

 

 

     

 

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Memorials:

Barbara Jonas memorial page

Samuel Unitt and the soldiers
of the CEF World War One

Dan Green
Veteran of Patton's Third Army

Heine Baekkelund
wargamer and friend

Rick Johnson
An inspired person and a inspiring talent.

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

Macedonian soldiers from the Agios Athanasios Tumulus wear painted helmets and carry colored shields embossed with geometric patterns.