ANCIENT HISTORY AND CIVILISATION GREECE & ITALY
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Marcus Agrippa (Italian General) He first served under Julius Ceasar after Ceasar's assassination he became the General under Octavius and defeated Mark Anthony and Cleopatra at the battle of Actium. He enlarged the empire and brought it such wealth the emperor Octavius claimed,"I started my reign in brick and ended it in Marble." (Rome)
Roman mask helmet, 1st 2nd century CE. These are often called 'parade' helmets for cavalry sports use, but it has been suggested that they were also used in combat. The psychological effect of being charged by one of these masked warriors would have been formidable.