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The development of the Komnenian army 1081 - 1180

Author: John W Birkenmeier
Publisher: Leiden Boston Köln Brill 2002
Series: History of warfare, Vol. 5
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work provides an introduction to Byzantine military history during the first three Crusades. It examines the ethnic composition, financial support structure, and strategic implementation of the  Read more...

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Named Person: Komnenen; Komnenen; Komnenen, Familie; Comnène; Komnenen.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Birkenmeier
ISBN: 9004117105 9789004117105
OCLC Number: 231929056
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 245 - 252
Description: XXII, 263 S. Kt. 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Preface List of Maps Maps Ch. 1 Textual Sources for 12th- and 13th-Century History 1 Ch. 2 Historical Overview of Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century Byzantium 27 Ch. 3 The Campaigns of Alexios I Komnenos (1081-1118) 56 Ch. 4 The Campaigns of John II Komnenos (1118-43) 85 Ch. 5 The Campaigns of Manuel I Komnenos (1143-80) 100 Ch. 6 Supporting the Komnenian Army 139 Ch. 7 Komnenian Siege Warfare 182 Ch. 8 The Komnenian Army in Battle 206 Conclusion 231 App. 1 The Sieges of John II and Manuel I 237 App. 2: Glossary 239 App. 3 Chronology of the Komnenian Historians 243 Bibliography 245 Index 253
Series Title: History of warfare, Vol. 5
Responsibility: by John W. Birkenmeier

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"...unquestionably fills a major gap in the history of Byzantine military institutions..."Walter E. Kaegi, DeReMilitari, 2003.

 
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