Light Cavalry - Historical Use

Historical Use

Armies of the ancient Roman-Germanic wars made use of Light Cavalry as patrolling squads, or armed scouts, and often had them in the front lines during regional battles.

During the Punic Wars, one of Carthage's main advantages over Roman armies were its extensive use of Numidian Light Cavalry. Partly because of this, the Roman General Scipio Africanus recruited his own cavalry from Sicily before his invasion of Tunisia during the Second Punic War.

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