Cataphracts - entirely covered with plate metal armour – came into the world during last centuries B.C.
Armed with long spear, formed in tight lines that riders were able to break through line of heavy infantry and make them to run away.
During battle of Carrhae 1000 Parthian cataphracts supported by 10 thousands of light cavalry crushed at all 40 thousands Roman army under command of Crassus.
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