The Medieval Kievan Rus knights were a prominent military and social class in the territory that is now Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus during the Middle Ages. They were skilled warriors and horsemen who played a crucial role in the defense and expansion of the Kievan Rus state. Here are some interesting facts about Medieval Kievan Rus knights:
- The Kievan Rus knights were heavily influenced by the Vikings, who were known for their advanced military tactics and skills.
- The knights were typically wealthy landowners who could afford to equip themselves with armor, weapons, and horses for battle.
- They were known for their skill in mounted combat, especially the use of the lance and sword from horseback.
- The Kievan Rus knights were also skilled in hand-to-hand combat, using weapons such as axes, maces, and spears.
- They played a crucial role in the defense of Kievan Rus against invading Mongols and other enemies, as well as in the expansion of the state through conquest and colonization.
- The most famous Kievan Rus knight was Prince Alexander Nevsky, who defeated invading Teutonic Knights in 1242 and became a symbol of Russian resistance to Western aggression.
- The knightly class declined in importance in the late Middle Ages as centralized states and professional armies began to emerge, but the legacy of the Kievan Rus knights continues to be celebrated in literature, art, and popular culture in Eastern Europe.
This is a high quality miniature 3D printed by Speira Miniatures in Sweden.
You can paint it as any normal miniature, no need to wash it beforehand. It is delivered unpainted.
Usable for dioarama, wargaming or tabletop role-playing games, such as Dungeon and Dragons, Warhammer, Pathfinder and so on. Also great as decor in your home if you order the large scales. We can always transform any model into a bust if you like, please contact us.
Due to the inherit nature of 3D printing the miniatures might contain imperfections and could require additional cleanup where the support have been; use sand paper or green putty for example. Print layers will sometimes be visable.
3D resin is brittle, even if we use a mixture than makes it more flexible. However it cannot be compared with the normal plastic that is used for example Warhammer, Marx or Conte miniatures. Handle the 3D prints with care, a fall can break them. Glue info here.