By Jean-Denis G. G. Lepage
This research combines either a huge advent to medieval conflict and special experiences of warriors and weaponry in the course of the center a long time. Packed jam-packed with remarkable black and white illustrations, Lepage starts with the overdue Roman military, the Huns, Germans, Franks and Vikings, earlier than relocating directly to the age of feudalism, knights, chivalry and crusading, and battle of the excessive center a while. Descriptions of weaponry, armour and strategies, are observed by way of distinctive dialogue of, for instance, the character of pitched battles, siege strategies, naval battle, the wounded and the lifeless, non secular army orders, mercenaries and the arrival of gunpowder and firearms. an excellent, well-rounded account of the topic.