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A Synopsis of Sasanian Military Organization and Combat Units

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ISBN: 978-83-62447-22-0
Description: paperback, 157 pp. (24x17 cm), 59 figs.
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Weight: 280g.



Kaveh Farrokh, Gholamreza Karamian, Katarzyna Maksymiuk, A Synopsis of Sasanian Military Organization and Combat Units, Siedlce-Teheran 2018


Introduction
Organization
Military Reforms
Rationlization of the empire's defense
Military inspections
A new cavalry elite
Cavalry
Early Sasanian cavalry (c. 224 - late 200s/early 300s CE) Cavalry development in the early 300s - c. 490s CE
Late Sasanian cavalry (c. 490s/early 500s - 651 CE)
Infantry
Paygan
Hoplites, Murmillos or Paygan?
Deylamites
Archery
Foot archers
Archery equipment
Other missile systems
Horse Archery
Elephant Corps
Auxiliary Forces
Central Asia
The Caucasus
The Iranian realms
Slingers
Foot javeliners
Arab auxiliaries and the Nasrids
Other Miscellaneous units
Overview of Siege Warfare
Conclusion
Appendix Select passages from sources
Bibliography
Figures
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