2023, Volume 5

Bellator Equus. Roman Cavalry in the Time of Caesar: The Conquest of Gaul

Fábián István, Lecturer Ph.D., George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology of Târgu Mureș

Abstract
The personality of Caius Julius Caesar was one of the most representative for the Late Republic. His political prowess doubled with excellent military abilities (and sometimes recklessness) made him overcome some rather challenging situation, especially during the conquest of Gaul. In this conflict the cavalry played a decisive role but, it also underwent significant changes.

Keywords: Republic; Caesar; cavalry; auxiliaries; Gaul

DOI: 10.2478/amsh-2023-0001

Pages: 5-10

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10.2478/amsh-2023-0001