Phalangites in Mail Armour

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Phalangites in Mail Armour

Post  Theo on Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:28 am

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Lads I would appreciate your views on this issue i.e. did these really exist within the context of Successor armies and if so when?
I am a tad troubled by this as I have not read any sources clearly stating that they did. I have read of Argyraspides turning into imitation legionaries and of course of thyreophoroi getting mail armour but I have no clue where the idea that phalangites were equipped in mail, came from.

I would appreciate your input on this as I would love to use the above miniatures but will not do so if they are not historically justified.

Thanks all

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