015 Lazic War (549 AD) Phasis River

Written by Alessandro Crespi. Posted in Lazic War

Victory Results:
 30 %
Record a victory for BOTTOM ARMY  70 %
Total plays 23 - Last reported by Magmik on 2021-04-03 18:18:08

Historical Background

After raising the siege of Petra. Mihr-Mihroe left a small Sassanid force in the city while he withdrew due to lack of supplies. He also left Phabrizus with a force of 5,000 to defend the mountain passes and to plunder the surrounding countryside. Goubazes, king of the Lazi, and Dagisthaeus, the Roman magister militum per Armeniam, caught up with Phabrizus on the banks of the Phasis River. While still some distance from the main enemy position, the Byzantine army surprised and captured a Sassanid patrol. After learning from captives of the size, strength and location of the main enemy force, the Byzantines advanced against the Sassanid encampment. A contingent of Sassanid cavalry tried to intervene but was brushed aside. The surprised Sassanids were crushed and the camp was overrun and plundered. This setback compelled the Sassanids to abandon the Lazica region.
The stage is set. The battle lines are drawn and you are in command. Can you change history?

War Council

Sassanid Army (Use Tan blocks)

• Leader: Phabrizus
• 4 Command Cards
• 2 Inspired Action tokens

Byzantine Army (Use Purple blocks)

• Leader: Goubazes & Dagisthaeus
• 5 Command Cards
• 4 Inspired Action tokens
• Move First


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Magmik replied the topic: #615 2 weeks 1 day ago
Byzantines win 6-3
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Mark McG replied the topic: #229 1 year 3 months ago
MT1 results of 7 games, all Byzantine wins, ranging from 6-4 to 6-1
reverses the flow of 014 Lazic War (548 AD) Petra Mountain Passes