Night escape

Illustration created for the Spanish historical magazine 'Desperta Ferro Especiales n.º 21 (2019)'. Art show scene that took place in Mesopotamia during the Roman-Persian wars, described by a legionnaire and historian - Ammianus Marcellinus. Ammianus, together the rest of the Roman, wanting to avoid the approaching Persian cavalry, placed a lighted lantern on a horse and and then turning loose the animal that carried the light in the opposite direction to their escape route.