An interview with Eric McGeer about his book “Sowing the Dragon’s Teeth” which charts the changes in the Roman army as it moved to an offensive deployment in the 10th century.
Period: 10th century
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One of the best episodes yet! I can only imagine what it must have felt like for a cataphract to wear that armor in Syria during summer. Does the book estimate the dimensions of a 15 to 20,000 person square?