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Unformatted text preview: More likely to trade Fewer in numbers Not much of a threat Logistics Agriculture would provide for most of their needs. Could not transport food so they relied on their surroundings Army could only survive in steppe and desert if bring own food Would use horse and carriage to transport food. Hard to move food and supplies around Supply Depots Cavalry Cheaper to maintain Barbarian Dress Heavy Cavalry (wore heavy helments , scale armor, carried spears, rode powerful horses that could support the weight of the armour) they would finish off the enemy. Fought hand to hand Started carrying bows Horse armor abandoned to help deal with light cavalry Light Cavalry (rode smaller horses, carried lighter equipment, long range)...
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- Fall '08
- armour, cavalry, cavalry Light Cavalry