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By Jean-Denis G. G. Lepage

The center a while are as a rule divided into 3 periods--early, excessive or significant, and past due. every one interval used to be marked via its personal crises and wars, and the guns and opponents mirrored the technological and different developments being made. This ebook is a richly illustrated heritage of struggle in Western Europe in the course of these years. half One, the early heart a while, covers the past due Romans, the Germanic invaders and Byzantines, the Franks, the Vikings and Hungarians, and the Anglo-Saxons and Normans in England. half , the excessive or primary heart a while, considers the feudal process, knights and chivalry, knights at conflict, soldiers, land battle, siege and naval war, crusades in Palestine, templars and hospitalers, the Reconquista in Spain, and the Teutonic knights. half 3, the past due center a long time, discusses the evolution of latest varieties of armor and guns, the Hundred Years' battle, mercenaries, and firearms.

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