ERICH B ANDERSON is a freelance writer with a B.A. in history and anthropology from Northern Illinois University and a member of the Authors Guild. He has written numerous articles for History Today, Military History Monthly, Ancient Warfare, Medieval Warfare, Minerva, KMT, Strategy & Tactics, Military Heritage, All About History, History of War, Archaeological Diggings, History Magazine, Ancient Egypt, Renaissance and Katsujinken. He lives in Chicago, USA.
"...a valuable study of one of the most interesting troop types of
the ancient world"-- (05/01/2017)
"...this volume, from independent scholar Anderson, is the first comprehensive survey of heavy armored cavalry - dubbed clibanarii, cataphracti, and more - that played a particularly important role in the military history of Late Antiquity... This is a good survey of the history of heavy cavalry in the ancient world, covering arms, equipment, organization, tactics, and battles"--The NYMAS Review, Autumn 2017