Silvannen Gerrard

Silvannen Gerrard holds a PhD in Classics and Ancient History from the University of Manchester (2020). Her research focuses on the military developments of the Hellenistic period, specialising in the mounted troops of the Seleucid Empire. Silvannen is quickly becoming a recognised, leading expert on unconventional military units such as war-elephants, scythed chariots, and camel-archers, and her work particularly examines how these individual contingents were integrated into the armies that employed them.