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Aachen, Siege of

Julia Knödler and Duane Henderson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 495 words.

Following the death in 1247 of Henry Raspe, who had been the rival of the excommunicated Emperor Frederick II,

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Abu Yusuf Yaʿqub

Edited by 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. 10 words.

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Acheloos, Battle of

Edited by 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. 8 words.

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Acre, Siege of

Sean McGlynn.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 929 words.

The epic siege of Acre began on 27/8 August 1189 and lasted until 12 July 1191; it was the

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Adrianople, Battle of

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. 592 words.

Chased in 376 by the Huns from present-day Romania, tens of thousands of Tervingi Goths led by Alaviv and Fritigern

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Adrianople, Battle of

Jonathan Shepard.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 400 words.

The Pechenegs, Turkic-speaking nomads dominating the Black Sea steppes in the tenth century, were expert mounted archers. Under pressure from

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Adrianople, Battle of

John W. Barker.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 526 words.

After taking Constantinople in April 1204, the Frankish victors of the Fourth Crusade tried to occupy the outlying Byzantine

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African Wars of Independence

Tim Stapleton.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 9424 words.

While most African states gained independence through negotiation with outgoing European colonial rulers during the late 1950s and 1960s, some experienced wars between stubborn colonial and...

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Ager Sanguinis, Battle of

Alan V. Murray.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 799 words.

The battle known to history as the “Field of Blood” (in Latin, Ager Sanguinis) was a major defeat of

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Agincourt, Battle 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. 1509 words.

The most famous battle of the Hundred Years’ War saw an English expeditionary force under Henry V defeat a much

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