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9 TheGrimBagpiper • 8 yr. ago This would make sense, given the empire's decline as a major military power throughout this period. Outdated armor is likely symptomatic of a smaller, less organized, and underfunded military body. Thanks for the information. 2 More posts you may like r/AskHistorians Join • 25 days ago

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Did late Byzantine soldiers actually look like this? The blend of western, eastern and Roman dress and armour is certainly very cool - almost fantasy-esque, but is it accurate? Open Sort by: Add a Comment Behourd_Serbia • 2 yr. ago

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This armor, designed with utmost precision, provided an essential line of defense for Byzantine warriors. But, it was more than just a shield. It was a symbol of the empire's technological advancement and resourcefulness. It reflected the skill and ingenuity of the Byzantine blacksmiths.

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Mercenaries After Constantinople was retaken, Michael VIII army's continuous campaigning in Greece ensured that the Nicaean army, an offshoot of the expensive but effective Komnenian army remained in play.

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Fectio is the only Dutch Late Roman Re-enactment Society, founded on Saturday May 31st, 1997. Our main aim is education about the Late Roman army by show and tell, focusing on Late Roman society during the 4th to 5th century.. A Byzantine infantryman wore metal body armor and helmet. Iron mail or bronze scale was the most common body armor.

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As we mentioned before, the term 'Byzantine', as opposed to Eastern Roman, is rather a medieval invention that sort of takes an uncomplimentary route. This was partially based on the prejudices of medieval chroniclers.

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The Byzantine army evolved from that of the late Roman period taking as leading models and shaping itself on the late Hellenistic armies, but it became considerably more sophisticated in strategy, tactics and organization. The language of the army was still Latin, although later (especially after the 6th century) Greek dominated, as it became the official language of the entire empire.

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LATE BYZANTINE HYBRID ARMOR (1453 AD) by ChrisHistoryartworks on DeviantArt Add to Favourites LATE BYZANTINE HYBRID ARMOR (1453 AD) By ChrisHistoryartworks Published: Aug 22, 2021 368 Favourites 36 Comments 25.5K Views

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Medieval Armour | Shields Byzantine Armour Byzantine Armour The Byzantine Empire was the direct descendant of the Roman Empire and in terms of military organisation, borrowed heavily from its Roman legacy. As a result, the Byzantine army was highly organised, well-versed in advanced tactics and very effective on the battlefield.

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The Byzantine army of the Komnenian era or Komnenian army was a force established by Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos during the late 11th/early 12th century. It was further developed during the 12th century by his successors John II Komnenos and Manuel I Komnenos.From necessity, following extensive territorial loss and a near disastrous defeat by the Normans of southern Italy at.

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The Late Byzantine Army: Arms and Society, 1204-1453 Mark C. Bartusis University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997 - History - 464 pages Mark C. Bartusis opens an extraordinary window on the.

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History Just as what many today label the Byzantine Empire was in reality and to contemporaries a continuation of the Roman Empire, so the Byzantine army was an outgrowth of the Late Roman structure, which largely survived until the mid-7th century.

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0:00 / 8:52 Introduction Late Byzantine Armour and Equipment Eastern Roman History 22.8K subscribers Subscribe Share 15K views 3 years ago Byzantine Military & Economy This video describes.

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The late Byzantine period was a time characterized by both civil strife and foreign invasion, framed by two cataclysmic events: the fall of Constantinople to the western Europeans in 1204 and again to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. Mark C. Bartusis here opens an extraordinary window on the Byzantine Empire during its last centuries by providing the first comprehensive treatment of the dying empire.

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Byzantine infantryman wore metal body armor and helmet. Iron mail or bronze scale was the most common body armor.. Late Byzantine Army (1204 — 1453) Image Source: A Byzantine fresco of Saint.

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Most depictions make it so that Byzantine armour always resembled that from the late Western Empire/Early Eastern (Byzantine) era with simple mail shirts with lamellar chest and vembraces, often with turkish or slavic influence, again probably due to the abundance of mercenaries.

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