TITLE

Studies on Mounted Warfare in Asia III: The Iranian Tradition – Cavalry Equipment, Infantry, and Servants, c. ce 550–1350

AUTHOR(S)
Alofs, Eduard
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
War in History;Apr2015, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author gives a description of the arms, armour, infantry, and servants of the Iranian military tradition of West Asia.
ACCESSION #
102085735

 

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