The Roman Army A to Z: hippika gymnasia

hippika gymnasia (Gk. ἱππικὰ γυμνάσια)

A cavalry training or exercise display, often referred to now as ‘cavalry sports’. The term only survives in Arrian but may be a transliteration of the Latin exercitatio equestris. Arr., Tech. Tak. 33–44. [Hyland 1993]

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