Автор: David Nicolle
Название: The Armies of Islam 7th–11th Centuries
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: Men-at-Arms 125
Размер: 26.16 Мб
Для сайта: eKnigi.org
During the Middle Ages Islam was Christian Europe's only civilised and most troublesome neighbour, the Middle Ages saw almost continual strife between these two distinct cultures. By the time the Frankish Crusaders reached the Middle East at the end of the 11th century Islam had already incorporated three major races: Arabs, Persians and Turks, each of which contributed different strengths to the armoury of Islam.