Автор: David Nicolle
Название: Italian Medieval Armies 1000–1300
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: Men-at-Arms 376
Размер: 37.07 Мб
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As early as the 11th century, Italian warfare was developing along lines which were unique in medieval Europe. This fragmented, cosmopolitan region, increasingly rich from international trade, saw the rise of independent cities able to fund armies of urban militia, sometimes defying the traditional feudal aristocracy.