Chariot
The chariot is a type of carriage using animals (almost always horses) to provide rapid motive power. Chariots were used for war as "battle taxis" and mobile archery platforms, as well as other pursui...
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Chariotry in ancient Egypt
In ancient Egyptian society chariotry stood as an independent unit in the King’s military force. Chariots were first introduced as a weapon in Egypt by the Hyksos in the 16th century BC. The Egyptian...
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Scythed chariot
The scythed chariot was a war chariot with scythe blades mounted on each side, employed in ancient times.
The scythed chariot was a modified war chariot. The blades extended horizontally for about...
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Chariot (Ancient China)
The ancient Chinese chariot (Chinese:  戰車,  战车,  zhànchē,  "war vehicle") was used as an attack and pursuit vehicle on the open fields and plains of Ancient China from around ...
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Equirria
The Equirria (also as Ecurria, from *equicurria, "horse races") were two ancient Roman festivals of chariot racing, or perhaps horseback racing, held in honor of the god Mars, one February 27 and the ...
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Ratha
Ratha (Sanskrit rátha, Avestan raθa) is the Indo-Iranian term for a spoked-wheel chariot or a cart of antiquity.The Rigvedic word rá-tha does not denote a war-chariot like those of Andronovo, Egypt, G...
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Quadriga
A quadriga (Latin quadri-, four, and iugum, yoke) is a car or chariot drawn by four horses abreast (the Roman Empire's equivalent of Ancient Greek tethrippon). It was raced in the Ancient Olympic Game...
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Kikkuli
Kikkuli, was the Hurrian "master horse trainer" (assussanni, virtually Sanskrit aśva-sana-) of the land Mitanni" (A-AŠ-ŠU-UŠ-ŠA-AN-NI ŠA KUR MI-IT-TA-AN-NI) and author of a chariot horse training text...
Charioteer of Delphi
The Charioteer of Delphi, also known as Heniokhos (Greek: Ηνίοχος, the rein-holder), is one of the best-known statues surviving from Ancient Greece, and is considered one of the finest examples of...
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Chariot tactics
The first depictions of four-wheeled wagons pulled by semi-domesticated onagers and other available animals come from the Sumerians. Against infantry these fast chariots used tactics of wearing down ...
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South-pointing chariot
The south-pointing chariot (or carriage) was an ancient Chinese two-wheeled vehicle that carried a movable pointer to indicate the south, no matter how the chariot turned. Usually, the pointer took th...
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Hippodrome
The hippodrome (Greek: ἱππόδρομος) was an ancient Grecian stadium for horse racing and chariot racing. The name is derived from the Greek words hippos (ἵππος; "horse") and dromos (δρόμος; "course...
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Trigarium
The Trigarium was an equestrian training ground in the northwest corner of the Campus Martius ("Field of Mars") in ancient Rome. Its name was taken from the triga, a three-horse chariot.The Trigarium ...
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Temple car
Temple cars are chariots used to carry representations of Hindu gods. The car is usually used on festival days called Ther Thiruvizha (தேர் திருவிழா) usually happens once in a year, where many people ...
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Qin bronze chariot
The Qin bronze chariot (銅車馬) or (秦銅車馬) is a two-piece Qin dynasty bronze artifact. The first piece "bronze chariot one" (一號銅車馬) consist of a driver with two seats in the chariot with a bronze umbrell...
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Ysplix
Hysplex (Greek: ὕσπληξ) is a starting gate used in ancient Greek horse and foot races. This device was set up at the starting line and consisted of an upright vertical bar that held a horizontal ...
Circus Maximus (Mérida)
The Roman circus of Mérida (Spanish: Circo romano) is a ruined Roman circus in Mérida, Spain. Used for chariot racing, it was modelled on the Circus Maximus in Rome and other circus buildings thro...
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Chariot (China)
The ancient Chinese chariot (Chinese:  戰車,  战车,  zhànchē,  "war vehicle") was used as an attack and pursuit vehicle on the open fields and plains of Ancient China from around ...
Chariot (China) - Wikipedia
Iron chariots
The Hebrew Bible mentions iron chariots in the following contexts:The perceived incongruity of these passages inspired the 1921 expedition by archaeologist and University of Pennsylvania museum curato...
Hierocles (charioteer)
Hierocles (late 2nd century – 222 AD) was reputedly a favorite and lover of the Roman emperor Elagabalus. He was from Caria and was at some point enslaved and later became a charioteer in the service ...
Circus Games Mosaic
The Circus Games Mosaic is a 2nd-century Roman mosaic depicting a chariot race in quadrigas. It was discovered in 1806 in the Ainay district of Lyon (ancient Lugdunum) and is now on display in the Gal...
Biga (chariot)
The biga (Latin, plural bigae) is the two-horse chariot as used in ancient Rome for sport, transportation, and ceremonies. Other animals may replace horses in art and occasionally for actual ceremonie...
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Chariot burial
Chariot burials are tombs in which the deceased was buried together with his chariot, usually including his (more rarely, her) horses and other possessions. An instance of a person being buried with t...
Carroccio
A Carroccio was a four-wheeled war altar, mounting a large vexillum standard, drawn by oxen, used by the medieval republics of Italy. It was a rectangular platform on which the standard of the city an...
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Consualia
The Consuales Ludi or Consualia was the name of two ancient Roman festivals in honor of Consus, a tutelary deity of the harvest and stored grain. Consuales Ludi were held on August 18, at the time of ...