Hungary and the Fall of Eastern Europe 1000-1568

Hungary and the Fall of Eastern Europe 1000-1568

Book - 1988
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McMillan Palgrave
Although not widely studied in the West, the medieval history of south-eastern Europe is both fascinating and complex. The Kingdom of Hungary was a vast realm, at least the size of France, that endured throughout the Middle Ages whilst the Byzantine Empire was even more extensive and enduring. The Serbians won themselves a brief but extensive local empire in the 14th century; while the Bulgarians established an effective and cultured state. Other players in the confusing Balkan scene included the Albanians; Wallachians; Moldavians; Transylvanians; Croatians and many others. How did they organise their armies and fight their wars; and why did they ultimately fail? This title answers these questions ably supported by numerous illustrations and eight colour plates.

Publisher: London : Osprey, 1988
ISBN: 9780850458336
0850458331
Characteristics: 47 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm

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