The Horse in the Ancient World/Ann Hyland. Sutton Publishing. Hardcover. First edition 2003. Condition: As new. ISBN 0750921609
The horse has played a vital part in both the economic and military development of all major civilizations and, supported by images from documentary, archaeological and literary sources, this book recounts its role in ancient civilizations for which we have some kind of written record. Covering the Hittites, Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Thrace, Rome, Byzantium, Arabia, Scythia, the Mongols, Huns, China and the early Celts, it provides a global perspective on the period c.1350 BC to c.640 AD.