An overview of one of the greatest weapons of warfare, entertainment and culture and its lasting effects on our society. The chariot allowed broader military operations as a result of increased mobility. The chariot then became the nucleus for campaigning armies which in turn increased a rulers standing. The horse and chariot quickly became associated with power, prestige and nobility.
Gloria Austin presents a lovely and educational lecture on this topic, however, if you’d like to know more about making chariots you may enjoy the NOVA special on Building Pharoah’s Chariot.
To book a lecture please contact the Institute at:
Equine Heritage Institute, Inc.
3024 Marion County Road
Weirsdale, Florida 32195