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Italian medieval armies 1000-1300

Author: David Nicolle; Angus McBride
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2002.
Series: Men-at-arms series, 376.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work examines the mediaeval armies of Italy. It shows how the rise of independent city armies and those of the Papacy, the spread of naval power and the founding of Norman states in the south,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Nicolle; Angus McBride
ISBN: 1841763225 9781841763224
OCLC Number: 50101451
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The 'communal' armies of urban northern Italy - resisting Magyar attack, throwing off German domination, recruiting French mercenaries - The 'feudal' armies of rural Italy - Trade and naval domination - The 'crossbow revolution' - Italy and the Crusades - the military power of the Papacy - The Normans in the south - outside influences - The development of the Italian arms industry
Series Title: Men-at-arms series, 376.
Responsibility: David Nicolle ; illustrated by Angus McBride.


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