Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2018

288 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474431033

Bookseller Code (06)

Byzantine Military Tactics in Syria and Mesopotamia in the 10th Century

A Comparative Study

Georgios Theotokis

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Examines the major and most important pitched battles of this period and the Byzantine and Arab military manuals which show how armies were organized and deployed in the battlefield
  • Looks at how the Byzantines adapted their strategies and tactics to those of their enemies in the 10th century Anatolia, Syria and Mesopotamia
  • Shows the transmission of military knowledge through the ages by comparing the military treatises of the 10th century with those from the Roman and Ancient Greek periods