Monday Minstrel: Bucephalus and LAPC #198

What does the horse of Alexander the Great, Bucephalus, have to do with this week’s Lens Artists Photo Challenge? The challenge from Patti is Light and Shadow. Here is the reason it is relevant to this famous horse. Alexander the Great managed to tame the Thessalian horse.No one else had been able to do this….

The 4th Century B.C. War Horse

Originally posted on HorseAddict:
Yesterday I featured war horses of the 21st Century. Now I will go back to a horse from the 4th Century BC.? Bucephalus. Here is an excerpt from Kathleen Walker-Meikle’s book “The Horse Book-Horses of Historical Distinction”. “Bucephalus was the beloved horse of the Macedonian general and conqueror, Alexander the Great…