Illustration from

Scylitzes Chronicle

f217 (lower register)  The siege of Thessaloniki by the Bulgars

An episode of the siege of Thessaloniki by the Bulgars. Byzantine forces are making a sortie from the gates of the city putting the Bulgar horsemen to flight. Trumpeters on the walls signal the attack.



A larger image of f217 (lower) Skylitzes Chronicle (Codex Gręcus Matritensis) The siege of Thessaloniki by the Bulgars.



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