Rare Byzantine manuscripts, ivory and frescos from where we can see the warfare, the type of armors and weapons of medieval Greeks

Ακαδημία Ιστορικών Ευρωπαϊκών Πολεμικών Τεχνών

1b - AKADEMY LEONTES - INTERNET

Rare Byzantine manuscripts, ivory and frescos from where we can see the warfare, the type of armors and weapons of medieval Greeks.

All the imagies are from the ‘Byzantine Military History

Academy of Historical European Martial Arts: Training in Byzantine weapon use.

The Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire) it survived the 5th century fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire and continued to exist for an additional thousand years until it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. During most of its existence, the empire was the most powerful economic, cultural, and military force in Europe. Both “Byzantine Empire” and “Eastern Roman Empire” are historiographical terms applied in later centuries; its citizens continued to refer to their empire as the Roman Empire (Ancient Greek: Βασιλεία Ῥωμαίων, tr.Basileia Rhōmaiōn; Latin: Imperium Romanum),and Romania (Ῥωμανία).

On all of this ages…

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