A Companion to the Byzantine Culture of War, ca. 300-1204 [electronic resource] / edited by Yannis Stouraitis.

"This collection of essays on the Byzantine culture of war in the period between the 4th and the 12th centuries offers a new critical approach to the study of warfare as a fundamental aspect of East Roman society and culture in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The book's main goal is to provide a...

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Other Authors: Stouraitis, Yannis (Editor)
Language:English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]
Series:Brill's companions to the Byzantine world, volume 3
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Format: Electronic eBook
Contents:
  • Introduction: military power in the Christian Roman Empire c. 300-1204 / Yannis Stouraitis
  • The imperial theology of victory / Paul Stephenson
  • State war ethic and popular views on warfare / Yannis Stouraitis
  • War in the Christian Empire / Yannis Stouraitis
  • The enemies of the empire: portrayed images / Michael Grunbart
  • Warfare as literary narrative / Stamatina McGrath
  • Alternative means of conflict resolution / Tilemachos Lounghis
  • Army structure: Roman continuity and Byzantine change / Savvas Kyriakidis
  • Byzantine fronts and strategies 300-1204 / Denis Sullivan
  • Naval warfare: military institutional and economic aspects / Salvatore Cosent
  • Siege warfare: the art of re-capture / Christos G. Makrypoulias
  • The army in peace time: social status and the function of soldiers / Philip
  • Military technology: production and use of weapons / Georgios Theotokis.