Saracen Faris AD 1050-1250

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In the Middle East, not only were the 12th and 13th centuries punctuated by European Crusades but, even more significantly, the mid- EPUB11th century saw the invasion of the Saljuq Turks and the mid-13th century witnessed a devastating Mongol assault. Saracen Faris AD 1050-1250 EPUB EBook Crucial to the Middle Eastern forces involved was the professional cavalryman, known as a faris or 'horseman'. A faris' training was far more wide-ranging than that of a contemporary European knight, including the use of horse-archery and the ability to fight on foot as well as general horsemanship and the use of the lance and sword. David Nicolle's text presents a detailed view of these fascinating and versatile warriors. Like this book? Read online this: The International Relations of the Contemporary Middle East, Art And Architecture In Italy, 1250-1400.

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