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Agrarii Milites

Charles Bowlus.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 711 words.

This term (ostensibly meaning “farmer-soldiers”) is mentioned in only one medieval source, Res gestarum Saxonicarum (Deeds of the Saxons), a

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Aigues-Mortes

Susan Rose.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 413 words.

This port, situated between Montpellier and Marseille in the Camargue marshes, was the deliberate creation of Louis IX, known as

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Aiguillon, Siege of

Clifford J. Rogers.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 474 words.

Aiguillon, at the confluence of the navigable rivers Lot and Garonne in southwestern France, was of great strategic importance during

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Air Transport

John Plating.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 8565 words.

The history of military air transport is largely an overlooked field of academic research. Within the field that is airpower studies, there is no shortage of literature on topics concerning...

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Al-Andalus

J. M. B. Porter.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 2309 words.

The rapid Arab conquest of the Iberian Peninsula during the eighth century benefitted from the weakened state of the Visigothic

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Alarcos, Battle of

Theresa M. Vann.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 552 words.

The battle of Alarcos (19 July 1195) between Alfonso VIII, king of Castile (1158–1214), and

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Alaric (370–410)

Alexandru Madgearu.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 382 words.

king of the Visigoths. This chief of a Gothic band, who was born north of the Lower Danube, was defeated

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Alba Societas

Attila Bárány.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 554 words.

Also known as La Compagna Bianca, the Alba Comitiva, and the White Company, the Alba Societas was a mercenary company

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Alberico da Barbiano (1348?–1409)

William Caferro.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 454 words.

a leading Italian mercenary captain. Alberico came from the local aristocracy of Cotignola in the Romagna, a town and region

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Albert III Achilles (9 November 1414)

Volker Schmidtchen and Johanna M. Baboukis.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 808 words.

margrave and elector of Brandenburg. Status-conscious prince, brave and skilled warrior, experienced military leader, circumspect administrator, persuasive diplomat, influential adviser

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