added by archaeologs
Roman gladiators, who fought from their chariots, called esseda, after the name of the ancient Britons or Gauls.
CLASSICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, LAWS, INSTITUTIONS, ARTS, ETC. CELEBRATED NATIONS OF ANTIQUITY, THE MIDDLE AGES. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A SYNOPTICAL AND CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF ANCIENT HISTORY. BY P. AUSTIN NUTTALL, LL.D.