The Horse Who Would Be Senator: Caligula and His Unconventional Appointee

Caligula: (12 A. D.) Roman Emperor. Bust. Source: (

In ancient Rome, the politicians were known for some of their wacky behavior, but Caligula has them all beat. The fourth emperor of Rome, engaged in deviant sexual behavior, extreme brutality, uncontrolled spending, and, finally, tried to make his favorite horse, Incitatus, a Roman senator. What his guy crazy? Corrupt by power? Or a maniacal genius? You can make up your mind after hearing about the life of Caligula, son of Emperor Tiberius