Tag: Warfare

War Horse Part 4: The Persians

The rise of the Achaemenid or Persian Empire in the sixth century BC was swift, arguably due to the endeavours […]

War Horse Part 3: The Assyrians

Legend states that the Assyrians were often, if not always, ruled by cruel kings. Their empire grew out of a state […]

War Horse Part 2: The Egyptians.

Following the expulsion of the Hyksos during the reign of Ahmose I (1539-1514 BC), the use and exploits of the […]

War Horse Part 1

When our descendants first began to work the land as farmers, they tamed or domesticated cattle, donkeys, goats, pigs and […]