As weird as that sounds at first, the introduction of Incitatus isn't without historical grounding. Incitatus was indeed Caligula's horse and thanks to the historian Suetonius, the horse has been held up as a symbol of Caligula's madness for some time, largely due to Suetonius' retelling of an anecdote wherein Caligula intended to promote Incitatus to the level of consul. In modern times, Suetonius has of course been questioned and the story of Incitatus has been said to be an example of Caligula's satirical abilities rather than his madness. Read Full Review
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