For Rome’s Emperor Caligula, killing was fun. He killed men when he felt like it and had affairs with their wives. At one occasion he was to make a sacrifice by killing a bull with a mallet. Instead, he aimed for the priest and laughed as he bled to death.

Daily History Facts – Caligula’s Killing

For Rome’s Emperor Caligula, killing was fun. He killed men when he felt like it and had affairs with their wives. At one occasion he was to make a sacrifice by killing a bull with a mallet. Instead, he aimed for the priest and laughed as he bled to death.

He also made one of his favourite horses a senator. Want to read more about Crazy rulers? Click here

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A picture of Roman Emperor Caligula to illustrate his killings
A picture of Roman Emperor Caligula

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Some Popular Questions about Caligula

01. What does Caligula mean? Caligula means “Little Boots” and apparently Caligula hated it. 

02. Which horse was the favourite of the roman emperor Caligula? Incitatus which means Swift.

 

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