Gaius Julius Caesar took advantage of his German enemies' ferocity by enlisting them in his cavalry

Dyck, Ludwig H.
July 2005
Military History;Jul2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p66
Discusses the German cavalry of Roman political leader Gaius Julius Caesar during his Gallic campaigns. Enlistment of German mercenaries and hostages in his cavalry; Comparison of the German cavalry with Gauls according to Caesar; Significance of the German cavalry to their success in combat.


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