Re: The Sassanian Army
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "christof139"
>It's a mistranslation from the term referring to 'chain' units as a
> Neal, Info. says that the earlier Persians may have done this too, as
> well as the later Byzantines on at least one occasion, but info. also
> says this may all be bunk concerning the leg chains and/or ropes. So
> it is just a remote probability.
formation. The same term is used of Sasanian and Byzantine cavalry.
If you can imagine any circumstances under which you would chain a
group of cavalrymen together, I would be very interested to hear it!