Warfare in the spanish reconquista: 900-1250 AD. Rodrigo Diaz, better known as "El Cid", is one of the most famous warriors of the Middle Ages. His deeds are legendary and his adventures in a world of Moors and Christians, castillos and caballeros, provide ideal territory for games of Warhammer Ancient Battles. This source book contains an historical overview and detailed chronologies outlining the important events and battles of the time. This book will give you 8 detailed lists, featuring:
• Armies of Christian Spain- The early Christian Kingdoms, the Age of El Cid and the Reconquista.
• Armies of Al-Andalus- The Caliphate of Cordoba, the Taifa Kings and the Later Taifas.
• Armies of the African Invaders- The Almoravids and the Almohads.
• Aliados y Mercenarios- Allies and Mercenaries available for hire to complement your armies.
The age in which El Cid lived is one of the most colorful in military history and the armies are spectacular and varied and this is portrayed in a 16-page color section. Accompanying each of the army lists are detailed notes on wargaming tactics, and collecting and painting the various armies that fought in Medieval Spain. EL CID, WARFARE IN THE SPANISH RECONQUISTA: 900-1250 AD also contains two new scenarios for games of Warhammer Ancient Battles as well as a campaign system allowing you to hire El Cid himself! This is a supplement to Warhammer Ancient Battles. You will need a copy of Warhammer Ancient Battles to use the contents of this book.