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Does anyone reenact the Parthians?
[size=150:11vl3u4k]I[/size]'ve often wondered if the Parthians are portrayed by anyone?? For such a serious foe of Rome, it seems that someone would be doing this impression. Or... does everyone just do Germanic or British Celt? Be neat to see!
a.k.a.: Marsh Wise
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(Oooh, Marshall, you cannot use an icky modern QR code, it is against all policies and rules.)
Parthians involves horses and archery (combined).So that's ánd money, ánd skills, something not for the ordinary re-enactor.
I've seen groups do (multi-period) cavalry, a Hungarian does light horse archery. But combined? Never.
Robert Vermaat
FECTIO Late Romans
(Maurikios-Strategikon, book VIII.2: Maxim 12)
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In the Caucasus. I can't remember which country(could be Georgia), they practice a form of sports which consists in running a course galloping on horseback shooting with a bow at targets along the way. Much like the japanese do, only in the Caucasus the course is not straight but features curves and inclines, and the bow is a composite. Probably the same kind of training the Parthians did.
But nowadays, for that, you need a good trained horse (at least one..), plenty of space and plenty of time to train. And all that means a heck of a lot of monies..
Bjut some people do it.
Some of them are there.. Including an Amazon..

AH!! I found this..
Great movies.
Pascal Sabas

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