Arabyan Commander

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An Arabyan Commander riding on the back of a War Elephant.

Arabyan Commanders were the elite battle leaders fielded within an army of Araby, made up of the most powerful of their noble castes.

Overview

The commander of an Arabyan army is likely to be a Grand Vizier - perhaps the Grand Vizier of the Great Sultan himself. Few Sultans would be so bold as to take to the field personally but throughout history there have been notable exceptions such as the mighty Sultan Jaffar who led a powerful army into Estalia and besieged the Tilean city of Tobaro. Subordinate to the overall commander are marshals and commanders of lesser rank within the palace hierarchy, noble Emirs, and Sheiks from the desert. Military leaders often ride upon Elephants as befits their exalted rank.

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