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Kataphraktos


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(κατάφρακτος, from καταφράσσω, “cover up”), an armored horseman mounted on an armored horse. Cataphractarii or clibanarii were created by the Romans during the 3rd–4th C. in response to their Sasanian ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Military History.


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