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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Current Version:
2004

When horses were tamed their first military use was in drawing light carts which served as shooting and fighting platforms. ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
1,367 words
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In the Near East the chariot was a light, open vehicle with two spoked wheels, drawn by horses yoked on ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
111 words

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A light two‐wheeled war vehicle usually carrying a warrior and a driver pulled by horses. Clumsy four‐wheel prototypes drawn

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