The Resource Norman campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108, Georgios Theotokis

Norman campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108, Georgios Theotokis

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Norman campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108
Title
Norman campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108
Statement of responsibility
Georgios Theotokis
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Norman expansion in eleventh-century Europe was a movement of enormous historical importance, which saw men and women from the duchy of Normandy settling in England, Italy, Sicily and the Middle East. The Norman establishment in the South is particularly interesting, because it represents the story of a few hundred mercenaries who managed to establish a principality in the Mediterranean that would later develop in to the Kingdom of Sicily. In this book the author examines the clash of two different "military cultures"--The Normans and the Byzantines -- in one theatre of war -- the Balkans. It is the first study to date of the military organization of the Norman and Byzantine states in the Mediterranean, and of their overall strategies and their military tactics in the battlefield. It is also the first to examine the way in which each military culture reacted and adapted to the strategies and tactics of its enemies in Italy and the Balkans. The author closely follows the campaigns conducted by the Normans in the Byzantine provinces of Illyria and Macedonia and their battles against Imperial armies commanded by the Byzantine Emperor. He also examines the ways in which the Italian-Norman and Byzantine military systems differed, and their relative efficiencies."--Back cover
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Theotokis, Georgios
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DR39
LC item number
.T44 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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JSTOR
Series statement
Warfare in history
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  • Balkan Peninsula
  • Normans
  • Normans
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Great Britain
  • Hastings, Battle of, England, 1066
  • Normans
  • William I, King of England, 1027 or 1028-1087
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Normans
  • Balkan Peninsula
  • Byzantine Empire
Label
Norman campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108, Georgios Theotokis
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-249) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Primary sources and the problems of military history -- Norman military institutions in southern Italy in the eleventh century -- The Byzantine army of the tenth and eleventh centuries -- The Byzantine naval forces in the tenth and eleventh centuries: organization and tactics -- The establishment of the Normans in southern Italy and Sicily -- Robert Guiscard's invasion of Illyria: From the landing in Corfu to the victory at Dyrrachium -- The Norman advances in the Balkans and the end of the dream -- Bohemond of Taranto and the First Crusade -- The Count's campaign of 1107 and the Treaty of Devol -- Conclusions -- List of Byzantine emperors -- List of Hauteville family -- Glossary
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782042815
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustration, maps.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt5rprjv
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884725529
  • (OCoLC)ocn884725529
Label
Norman campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108, Georgios Theotokis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-249) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Primary sources and the problems of military history -- Norman military institutions in southern Italy in the eleventh century -- The Byzantine army of the tenth and eleventh centuries -- The Byzantine naval forces in the tenth and eleventh centuries: organization and tactics -- The establishment of the Normans in southern Italy and Sicily -- Robert Guiscard's invasion of Illyria: From the landing in Corfu to the victory at Dyrrachium -- The Norman advances in the Balkans and the end of the dream -- Bohemond of Taranto and the First Crusade -- The Count's campaign of 1107 and the Treaty of Devol -- Conclusions -- List of Byzantine emperors -- List of Hauteville family -- Glossary
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782042815
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustration, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt5rprjv
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884725529
  • (OCoLC)ocn884725529

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