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Manzikert 1071 - a book by Nicolle, David

Manzikert 1071

The Breaking of Byzantium

Manzikert 1071( )
Author: Nicolle, David
Illustrator: Hook, Christa
Series title:Campaign Ser.
ISBN:978-1-78096-503-1
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Osprey Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

On 26 August 1071 a large Byzantine army under Emperor Romanus IV met the Saljuq Turk forces of Sultan Alp Arslan near the town of Manzikert to the far east of the Byzantine Empire. The battle ended in a decisive defeat for the Byzantine forces, with the wings of the army routing following withering Turkish arrow fire, and the centre overwhelmed, with the Byzantine emperor captured and much of his fabled Varangian guard killed. This battle is justifiably regarded as a turning point...
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Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: History / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.18 x 9.86 x 0.27 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds

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