f59v. The Siege of Amorium by the Arabs in 838
Source: Manuscript Miniatures
The Siege of Amorium by the Arabs in 838
Bibliteca Nacional de Madrid, Vitr. 26-2, Bild-Nr. 77
Referenced on p21 Byzantine Armies 886-1118 by Ian Heath & Angus McBride:
Turks attack a Byzantine fortress, from the Scylitzes manuscript.
On the left are unarmoured horse-archers, on the right heavy cavalry in corselets and helmets.
The defenders are hurling down javelins from the battlements.
(Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid)
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