CALIGULA, INCITATUS, AND THE CONSULSHIP

@article{Woods2014CALIGULAIA,
  title={CALIGULA, INCITATUS, AND THE CONSULSHIP},
  author={D. Woods},
  journal={The Classical Quarterly},
  year={2014},
  volume={64},
  pages={772 - 777}
}
  • D. Woods
  • Published 2014
  • Art
  • The Classical Quarterly
One of the most famous allegations made against the emperor Caligula was that he had intended to appoint his favourite horse, Incitatus, as consul. While Suetonius and Cassius Dio both preserve this allegation, neither explains the basis for it, what exactly Caligula had said or done to lead those about him to believe that this is what he had intended to do. 
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