Three Byzantine Military Treatises (Dumbarton Oaks Texts 9; Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae 25)

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Author: George T. Dennis
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: History
Pages: 396
Language: english
Year: 1985
ISBN 10: 0884021408
ISBN 13: 9780884021407
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Threatened on all sides by relentless enemies for a thousand years, the Byzantines needed ready armies and secure borders. To this end, experienced commanders compiled practical handbooks of military strategy. Three such manuals are presented here. The Anonymous Byzantine Treatise...