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A Roman terracotta lamp with a depiction of a charioteer driving a quadriga 1st century BCE-1st century CE

A Roman terracotta lamp with a depiction of a charioteer driving a quadriga century century CE

Roman charioteer racing his quadriga on the Colchester circus vase.

Roman vase, Colchester circus vase, 175 A. Roman charioteer racing his quadriga racing chariot and four horses.

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кавалерия Древней Греции

кавалерия Древней Греции

кавалерия Древней Греции

"For Tissaphernes had not taken to flight in the first encounter, but had charged along the river through the Greek peltasts; he did not kill anyone in his passage, but the Greeks, after opening a gap for his men, proceeded to deal blows and throw javelins upon them as they went through. The commander of the Greek peltasts was Episthenes of Amphipolis, and it was said that he proved himself a sagacious man." [Xen. Anab. 1.10.7]. Greek peltast, by Johnny Shumate

"For Tissaphernes had not taken to flight in the first encounter, but had charged along the river through the Greek peltasts; he did not kill anyone in his passage, but the Greeks, after opening a gap for his men, proceeded to deal blows and throw javelins upon them as they went through. The commander of the Greek peltasts was Episthenes of Amphipolis, and it was said that he proved himself a sagacious man." [Xen. Anab. 1.10.7]. Greek peltast, by Johnny Shumate

Seleucid Armies  by Angus McBride

Seleucid and Ptolemaic Reformed Armies BC Seleucid Army by Nick Sekunda and Angus McBride (illustrator). Parthian Campaign of Demetrius II (Nicator, BCE then BCE):B – Galatian infantryman.

Ancient Greek

Usually on the second day of Olympics, spectators watched the equestrian events. This is including the 4 horse chariot race. It was a crowd favorite. There could be as many of 20 competitors on a wide track with an elaborate staring gate.