Introduction · Organization · The Horse · Appearance · Equipment · On Campaign · Belief and Belonging · In Combat · Bibliography · Colour Plate Commentary · Index
A dramatic and detailed study of the how the horsemen of the Taras formed the military backbone of the leading power in Magna Graecia during the Hellenistic period.
Dr Nic Fields started his career as a biochemist before joining the Royal Marines. Having left the military, he went back to university and completed a BA and PhD in Ancient History at the University of Newcastle. He was Assistant Director at the British School at Athens, Greece, and then a lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Edinburgh. Nic is now a freelance author and researcher based in south-west France.