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Incitatus: Caligula’s Horse October 18, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient
Incitatus: Caligula's Horse

The mad and bad Gaius Caligula (37-41 AD), third emperor of Rome had a reputation for cruel insanity and was responsible for the death of his grandmother, his father and several thousand Romans. But no one could say that he didn’t treat his horses well. The most celebrated, Incitatus, was given a retinue of eighteen […]