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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. The battle ended in a decisive defeat for the Byzantine forces, with the Byzantine emperor captured and much of his fabled Varangian guard killed. This battle is seen as the primary trigger of the Crusades, and as the moment when the power of the East Roman or Byzantine Empire was irreparably broken. The Saljuq victory opened up Anatolia to...
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Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: History / Byzantine Empire
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.244 x 9.764 x 0.315 Inches
Book Weight:0.694 Pounds

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