Normanskí žoldnieri v byzantských službách

Title in English Norman Mercenaries in Byzantine Service


Year of publication 2017
Type Popularization text
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description In present article the author offers short overview of the use of Norman mercenaries in Byzantine service during the 11th century. First he describes the first contacts of the byzantines with these excellent warriors in the South of Italy and later he shifts his attention towards the commanders of Norman mercenary units in Byzantium, which were Herve Frangopoulos, Robert Crispin and Roussel of Bailleul.
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