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