In this episode, we see that Cach has ventured outside his area of control, and will be faced by the first of many consequences, for killing the old king.

Hajjaj got more than he bargained in for in the sleepy town of Talaba, where he will learn a terrible secret.

Details of what soldiers’ arms and armour as well as soldiers themselves in action would have looked like in the 5th century BCE.

Further Reading

On the Weapons, Army Organisation, and Political Maxims of the Ancient Hindus: With Special Reference To Gunpowder And Firearms by Gustav Oppert