Italian Medieval Armies 1300–1500 (Men-at-Arms)
Italian Medieval Armies 1300–1500 (Men-at-Arms)
by David Nicolle

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Mercenaries were a common feature throughout most of Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries, and had been known far earlier. But nowhere did such a sophisticated system of hiring, payment and organisation of mercenaries develop as it did in Italy. The condottiere – whose name came from the condotta or contract between himself and his employer – was the result. Whether commander or humble trooper, the condottiere was a complete professional. His skill has never been doubted, but his loyalty and dedication to a particular cause often has. David Nicolle provides a fascinating exploration of the condottiere; his roles, arms and equipment.

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Author: David Nicolle
Creator: Gerry Embleton
Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Manufacturer: Osprey Publishing
EAN: 9780850454772
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 0850454778
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 48
Publication date: 1983-03-24
Release date: 1983-03-24
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: Brand: Osprey Publishing, Limited

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