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Medieval Maritime Warfare.

Author: Charles D Standon
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2015.
Series: EBL-Schweitzer
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Online-ausgView all editions and formats
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; Part I: Southern Europe - The Mediterranean and the Black Sea; Chapter 1: The Byzantine-Muslim Struggle for Supremacy on the Middle Sea; The Siege of Constantinople (717-18); Chapter 2: Norman Naval Expansion in the Central Mediterranean; The Battle of Corfu (November 1084); Chapter 3: The Crusades: The Clash of East and West
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles D Standon
ISBN: 9781473856431 1473856434
OCLC Number: 908607846
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource (385 Seiten)).
Series Title: EBL-Schweitzer

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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; Part I: Southern Europe - The Mediterranean and the Black Sea; Chapter 1: The Byzantine-Muslim Struggle for Supremacy on the Middle Sea; The Siege of Constantinople (717-18); Chapter 2: Norman Naval Expansion in the Central Mediterranean; The Battle of Corfu (November 1084); Chapter 3: The Crusades: The Clash of East and West at Sea; The Venetian Crusade (1122-5); Chapter 4: Genoese-Pisan Rivalry for the Western Mediterranean; The Battle of Meloria (August 1284).

Chapter 5: The War of the Sicilian Vespers: Angevin versus Aragonese Sea PowerThe Battle of Malta (June 1283); Chapter 6: Venetian-Genoese Competition for Control in the East; The Battle of Acre (June 1258); Part II: Northern Europe - The North Sea, the Baltic Sea and the English Channel; Chapter 7: The Viking Onslaught; The Siege of Paris (885-6); Chapter 8: The Norman Invasion and the Rise of Anglo-French Naval Warfare; The Battle of Dover (August 1217); Chapter 9: The Hundred Years War: Anglo-French Conflict across the Narrow Sea; The Battle of Sluys (June 1340).

Chapter 10: The German Hanse: Martial Merchants of the BalticThe Strange Voyage of the Saint-Pierre de La Rochelle (1462-75); Conclusion; Selected Bibliography; Index.

Following the fall of Rome, the sea is increasingly the stage upon which the human struggle of western civilization is played out. In a world of few roads and great disorder, the sea is the medium on which power is projected and wealth sought. Yet this confused period in the history of maritime warfare has rarely been studied - it is little known and even less understood. Charles Stanton uses an innovative and involving approach to describe this fascinating but neglected facet of European medieval history. He depicts the development of maritime warfare from the end of the Roman Empire to the d.

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