Episode 186 – The Pecheneg Wars

Pecheneg tribesman from Byzantine Armies 886-1118 by Osprey

Pecheneg tribesman from Byzantine Armies 886-1118 by Osprey

The first large Seljuk raids on the Empire begin a chain of events which unravel Byzantium’s Western defences.

Period: 1047-54

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4 thoughts on “Episode 186 – The Pecheneg Wars

  1. Myriokephalon

    We’re about halfway through Constantine Monomachos’ reign and his record is so ambivalent and wacky I almost wonder if he needs an entire episode for an end assessment the way Justinian did

  2. Preston

    I believe your comment about leadership and morale being the most important aspect of combat in medieval times still holds true.

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