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Dictionary of Battles and Sieges [3 volumes]: A Guide to by Tony Jaques

By Tony Jaques

Lead Reviewer: Dr. Daniel Coetzee, self sufficient student, London, united kingdom evaluate Board: Jeremy Black, collage of Exeter, united kingdom Dr. Frances F. Berdan, Professor of Anthropology, California kingdom collage, San Bernardino David A. Graff, affiliate Professor, division of heritage, Kansas kingdom collage Dr. Kevin Jones, college university London Dr. John Laband, Wilfrid Laurier college, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Dr. Carter Malkasian, middle for Naval research Mr. Toby McLeod, Lecturer in smooth background, college of Birmingham, united kingdom Dr. Tim Moreman, self sustaining student, London, united kingdom Professor invoice Nasson, division of historic experiences, college of Cape city, South Africa Dr. David Nicolle, Honourary study Fellow, Nottingham collage, united kingdom Dr. Kaushik Roy, Lecturer, division of heritage, Presidency university, Kolkata, India Dennis Showalter, Professor of historical past, Colorado university Dr. Stephen Turnbull, Lecturer in eastern spiritual reports, division of Theology and spiritual experiences, Leeds college, united kingdom Professor Michael Whitby, Professor of Classics and old background, collage of Warwick, UK

Over 8,500 battles and sieges are covered-easily the main exhaustive reference resource in this simple point of army background. completely vetted via a professional board of interval and nearby specialists, this dictionary deals effortless to discover A-Z entries that hide conflicts from virtually each period and position of human background. as well as exhaustive assurance of global struggle II, global struggle I, the yankee Civil conflict, medieval wars, and conflicts through the classical period, this dictionary covers battles fought in pre-modern Africa, the center East, historic and Medieval India, China, and Japan, and early meso-American struggle as well.

Going way past the common maximum or such a lot influential conflict layout, The Dictionary of Battles and Sieges deals readers info they'd be hard-pressed to discover wherever else. Entries have been reviewed through zone and interval specialists to make sure accuracy and to supply the broadest assurance attainable. Jaques's Dictionary is really worldwide in scope, protecting East Asia, South Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Africa, Mesoamerica, and North and South the US. Battles from wars nice and small are within the dictionary, together with battles from this very short sampling of wars lined, indexed to provide an idea of the book's deep insurance: Egyptian-Syrian Wars (1468 BC); the Assyrian Wars (724 - 648 BC); Greco-Persian Wars (498 - 450 BC); the Conquests of Alexander the good (335-326 BC); Rome's Gallic Wars (121-52 BC); Han Imperial Wars (208); Hun-Ostrogoth Wars (454-68); Sino-Vietnamese Wars (547-605); Mecca-Medina conflict (624-30); Jinshin warfare (672); Berber uprising (740-61); Viking Raids on, and in, Britain (793-954); Sino-Annamese conflict (938); Byzantine army Rebellions (978-89); Afghan Wars of Succession (998-1041); Russian Dynastic Wars (1016-94); Reconquista (1063-1492); Crusader-Muslim Wars (1100- 1179); Swedish Wars of Succession (1160-1210); Conquests of Genghis Khan (1202-27); William Wallace rebel (1297-1304); Hundred Years battle (1337-1453); struggle of Chioggia (1378-80); Vijayanagar-Bahmani Wars (1367-1406); Ottoman Civil Wars (1413-81); Mongol-Uzbek Wars (1497-1512); German Knights' struggle (1523); Burmese-Laotian Wars (1574); Cambodian-Spanish conflict (1599); King Philip's struggle (1675-77); Franco-Barbary Wars (1728); Bengal warfare (1763-65); French innovative Wars (1792-1801); Chilean conflict of Independence (1813-26); Boer-Zulu conflict (1838); Indian Mutiny (1858-59); Mexican-French warfare (1862-67); Sino-Japanese conflict (1894-95); international warfare I (1914-18); Anhwei-Chihli battle (1920); international warfare II (1939-45) Mau Mau rebellion (1955); 2d Indo-Pakistani warfare (1965); Angolan struggle (1987-88); 2d Gulf conflict (2003- ).

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See Appendix Thai Invasion of Cambodia: Angkor, 1430–1431 Chronological Reference Guide Scandinavian Revolt, 1433–1439. See Appendix Aragon’s Conquest of Naples: Gaeta, 1435; Naples, 1442; Troia, 1462 Wars of Russian Succession: Skoriatino, 1436 Anglo-Scottish Border Wars: Piperdean, Roxburgh, 1436; Sark, 1448; Roxburgh, 1460 Transylvanian Peasant Revolt: Ba´bolna, 1437 Turkish-Hungarian Wars: Semendria, 1439; Belgrade, 1440; Csa´sza´halom, 1441; Hermannstadt, Vasaq, 1442; Varna, 1444; Ialomitsa, 1446; Kossovo, 1448; Krusevac, 1454; Novo Brdo 1455; Belgrade, 1456; Jajce, 1464; Shabatz, 1476; Villach, 1492; Belgrade, Shabatz, 1521; Mohacs, Peterwardein, 1526 Old Zurich War: St Jakob on the Sihl, 1443; St Jakob on the Birs, 1444 Turkish-Hungarian Wars (Long Campaign): Melshtitsa, Nish, Zlatitsa, 1443; Kunovica, 1444 Albanian-Turkish Wars: Domosdova, 1444; Dibra, Kruje¨ (Albania), Svetigrad, 1448; Kruje¨ (Albania), 1450; Berat, 1455; Oranik, 1456; Albulen, 1457 Spanish Wars of Succession: Olmedo, 1445; Aibar, 1452 Thai-Malacca War: Ulu Muar, 1445; Batu Pahat, 1456 Russian-Mongol Wars: Suzdal, 1445; Aleksin, 1472; Ugra, 1480 Albanian-Venetian War: Danj, 1447–1448 Milanese War of Succession: Caravaggio, 1448; Borgomanero, 1449; Milan, 1449–1450 xxxiii Wars of the Songhai Empire: Timbuktu, 1468; Anfao, 1493 Hungarian-Bohemian War, 1469–1478.

See Appendix Spanish Territorial Wars: Tamaron, 1037; Atapuerca, 1054 Seljuk Wars of Expansion: Nishapur, 1037; Dandanaqan, 1040; Hasankale, 1048; Isfahan, 1050–1051; Tarq, 1051; Manzikert, 1054; Baghdad, 1055; Rayy, 1059; Kufah, 1060 Scottish War of Succession: Elgin, 1040; Dunsinane, 1054; Lumphanan, 1057; Essie, 1058 Later Byzantine Military Rebellions: Ostrovo, 1043; Constantinople, 1047 German-Magyar War: Raab, 1044 Rise of William of Normandy: Val-es-Dunes, 1047; Mortemer, 1054; Varaville, 1058 Fall of Ghana: Audaghost, 1054; Kumbi, 1076 Earlier Nine Years War: Torinomi, 1057; Kawasaki, 1058; Komatsu, Kuriyagawa, 1062 Early Christian Reconquest of Spain: Graus, 1063; Coimbra (Portugal), 1064; Cabra, 1079; Almenar, 1082; Ebro, 1084; Toledo (Spain), 1084–1085; Zallaka, 1086; Almodovar del Rio, 1091; Cuarte, Valencia (Valencia), 1093–1094; Alcoraz, 1096; Bairen, 1097; Mollerusa, 1102; Ucle´s, 1108; Valtierra, 1110; Saragossa, 1118; Cutanda, 1120; Arinsol, 1126; Cullera, 1129; Fraga, 1134; Tortosa, 1148; Alarcos, 1195; Las Navas de Tolosa, 1212; Cordova, 1236; Seville, 1248 Norwegian Invasion of England: Fulford, Stamford Bridge, 1066 Norman Conquest of Britain: Hastings, 1066; Exeter, 1068; Durham, 1069; York, 1069–1070; Ely, 1071; Norwich, 1075; Durham, 1080 War of the Three Sanchos: Viana, 1067 Byzantine-Pecheneg Wars: Mount Leburnion, 1091; Eski Zagra, 1122 Anglo-Scottish Territorial Wars: Alnwick, 1093; Clitheroe, Standard, 1138 1st Crusade: Civetot, Wieselburg, Xerigordon, 1096; Albara, Antioch (Syria), Dorylaeum, Heraclea (Anatolia), Nicaea, Tarsus, 1097; Antioch (Syria), 1097–1098; Arqa, Edessa, Harenc, Jerusalem, Maarat an-Numan, Orontes, 1098; Ascalon, Jerusalem, 1099 Crusader-Muslim Wars: Melitene, 1100; Heraclea (Anatolia), Mersivan, Ramleh, 1101; Joppa, Ramleh, Tripoli (Lebanon), 1102; Acre, Harran, 1104; Artah, Ramleh, 1105; Khabar, 1107; Menbij, 1108; Tripoli (Lebanon), 1109; Beirut, Sidon, 1110; Tyre, 1110– 1111; Tel-Danith, 1115; Antioch (Syria), 1119; Ascalon, 1123; Tyre, 1124; Azaz, 1125; Anazarbus, 1130; Edessa, 1144; Edessa, 1146; Inab, 1149; Ascalon, 1153; Baniyas, Mallaha, 1157; Artah, 1164; Montgisard, 1177; Baniyas, 1179 2nd Byzantine-Norman War: Dyrrhachium, 1107 Jurchen Invasion of Northern China: Songhua, 1114 Later Eastern Muslim Dynastic Wars: Ghazni, 1117 Jin-Song Wars: Kaifeng, 1126–1127; Nanjing, 1129; Chenjia, Caishi, 1161; De’an, Xiangyang, 1206–1207 Portuguese War of Succession: Sao Mamede, 1128 War of Flemish Succession: Alost, Thielt, 1128 Moray Rebellion: Stracathro, 1130 Norman-Papal War: Garigliano, 1139 Christian Reconquest of Portugal: Ourique, 1139; Lisbon, Santarem, 1147; Alcacer do Sol, 1158; Alcacer do Sol, 1217 War of Castilian Succession: Lantada, 1068; Golpejerra, Zamora, 1072 Portuguese-Castilian Wars: Arcos de Valdevez, 1140 Byzantine-Turkish Wars: Sebastia, 1070; Manzikert, 1071; Antioch (Syria), 1085; Aleppo, 1086; Co- English Period of Anarchy: Lincoln, Oxford, Winchester, 1141; Wilton, 1143; Wallingford, 1153 xxx Chronological Reference Guide Wars of the Great Seljuk Sultanate: Samarkand, 1141; Balkh, 1153; Shahr Rey, 1194 2nd Crusade: Dorylaeum, 1147; Damascus, 1148; Mopsuestia, 1152 Ghor-Ghazni Wars: Ghazni, 1148; Ghazni, 1151 Frederick’s 1st Expedition to Italy: Tortona, 1155 1st Byzantine-Sicilian War: Apulia, 1155; Brindisi, 1156 Hogen War: Shirakawa, 1156 Danish War of Succession: Grathe Heath, 1157 Frederick’s 2nd Expedition to Italy: Cassano, Milan, 1158; Crema, 1159–1160; Milan, 1161–1162 Heiji War: Rokuhara, 1160 Swedish Wars of Succession: Upsala, 1160; Visingo, 1167; Gestilren, 1210 Conquests of Genghis Khan: Kerulen, Khalakhaljit, 1203; Khangai, 1204; Irtysh, 1208; Beijing, 1214– 1215; Jand, Kashgar, 1218; Otrar, 1219–1220; Bokhara, Hamadan, Khojend, Samarkand, 1220; Bamian, Gurganj, Indus, Merv, Nishapur, Parwan, Durrah, 1221; Herat, 1221–1222; Kuban, 1222; Kalka, 1223; Yellow River, 1227 Wars of Sosso: Kumbi, 1203; Kirina, 1235 Anglo-French Wars: Chateau Gaillard, 1203–1204; Damme, 1213; Bouvines, 1214; Toulouse, 1218; Saintes, Taillebourg, 1242; Cape St Mathieu, 1293 Ghor-Khwarezm War: Andkhui, 1205 Albigensian Crusade: Beziers, Carcassonne, 1209; Muret, 1213; Avignon, 1226 1st Latin-Byzantine Imperial War: Antioch (Anatolia), Rhyndacus, 1211 Crusader Invasion of Egypt: Alexandria, El Ashmunien, 1167; Damietta, 1169 1st English Barons’ War: Rochester, 1215; Dover, 1216–1217; Lincoln, South Foreland, 1217; Bytham, 1221; Bedford, 1224 Wars of the Lombard League: Rome, 1167; Ancona, 1173; Alessandria, 1174–1175; Legnano, 1176 Early Russian Dynastic Wars: Lipitsa, 1216 Danish Wars of Expansion: Arkona, 1168; Stralsund, 1184; Reval, 1219; Molln, 1225; Bornhoved, 1227 Anglo-Norman Conquest of Ireland: Waterford, 1170; Dublin, 1171 Byzantine-Venetian War, 1171–1177.

See Appendix Neapolitan-Byzantine War: Berat, 1281 War of the Sicilian Vespers: Sicilian Vespers, 1282; Messina, 1283; Naples, 1284 English Conquest of Wales: Aber Edw, Bangor, 1282; Conwy, 1295 Genoese-Pisan War: Meloria, 1284 French-Aragonese War: Gerona, Las Hormigas, 1285 German Ducal Wars: Worringen, 1288 Habsburg-Swiss Wars: Winterthur, 1292; Nafels, 1352; Sempach, 1386; Nafels, 1388 English Invasion of Scotland: Berwick, Dunbar, 1296 William Wallace Revolt: Stirling, 1297; Falkirk, 1298; Roslin, 1303; Happrew, Stirling, 1304 Rebellion of the Marches: Boroughbridge, 1322 Anglo-Scottish War of Succession: Annan, Dupplin, 1332; Berwick, Halidon Hill, 1333; Dundarg, 1334; Boroughmuir, Kilblain, 1335; Lochindorb, 1336; Crichton, 1337; Dunbar, 1337–1338; Perth, 1339 Ashikaga Rebellion: Kamakura, 1335; Kyoto, Minatogawa, Tatarahama, 1336 Hundred Years War: Cadsand, 1337; Sluys, Tournai, 1340; Hennebont, 1341–1342; Brest, Morlaix, Quimperle´, 1342; Auberoche, 1345; Aiguillon, Caen, Crecy, St Pol de Le´on, 1346; Calais, 1346–1347; Roche-Derrien, 1347; Winchelsea, 1350; Saintes, Thirty, 1351; Mauron, 1352; Poitiers, 1356; Rennes, 1356–1357; Rheims, 1359–1360; Brignais, 1362; Becherel, 1363; Auray, Cocherel, 1364; Navarette, 1367; Limoges, Pontvallain, 1370; La Rochelle, 1372; xxxii Chronological Reference Guide Chize, 1373; Chateauneuf-de-Randon, 1380; Bruges, Roosebeke, 1382; Margate, 1387; Othe´e, 1408; Agincourt, Harfleur, 1415; Harfleur, Valmont, 1416; Caen, 1417; Rouen, 1418–1419; Fresnay, Melun, 1420; Bauge´, 1421; Meaux, 1421–1422; Cravant, 1423; Verneuil, 1424; Avranches, 1426; Montargis, 1427; Orleans, 1428–1429; Jargeau, Paris, Patay, Rouvray, 1429; Compiegne, 1430; Bulgne´ville, 1431; Paris, 1436; Pontoise, 1441; Rouen, 1449; Caen, 1450; Formigny, 1450; Bordeaux, Castillon, 1453 Condottieri Wars: Parabiago, 1339 Burgundian-Swiss Wars: Laupen, 1339; Fribourg, 1340 War of the Swabian League: Ulm, 1376; Reutlingen, 1377 War of Chioggia: Antium, 1378; Pula, 1379; Chioggia, 1379–1380 Neapolitan-Papal War: Anagni, 1381 Portuguese-Castilian Wars: Atoleiros, 1384; Aljubarrota, 1385 English Barons’ Revolt: Radcot Bridge, 1387 Padua-Verona War: Castagnaro, 1387 German Towns War: Doffingen, 1388; Beraun, 1394 Wars of Scandinavian Union: Aasle, Falkoping, 1389 Florentine-Pisan Wars: Lucca, 1341 Glendower’s Rebellion: Welshpool, 1400; Pilleth, 1402 Hungarian-Venetian Wars: Zara, 1346 Habsburg-Swiss Wars: Speicher, 1403; Stoss, 1405; Bregenz, 1408 Anglo-Scottish Border Wars: Neville’s Cross, 1346; Nesbit, 1355; Otterburn, 1388; Homildon Hill, Nesbit, 1402 Percy’s Rebellion: Shrewsbury, 1403; Bramham Moor, 1408 Aragonese Civil War: Epila, 1348 Florentine-Pisan Wars: Pisa, 1406 War of the Japanese Emperors: Shijo Nawate, 1348 Ming Imperial Wars: Kerulen, 1409; Jing Luzhen, Onon, 1410; Tumu, 1449 Florentine-Milanese Wars: Scarperia, 1351; Castellazzo, 1391; Brescia, 1401 Aragon’s Conquest of Sardinia: Alghero, 1353–1354 Rise of the Ming Dynasty: Nanjing, 1356; Shaoxing, 1359; Nanchang, Poyang Lake, 1363; Suzhou, 1366– 1367 Wars of the Hanseatic League: Visby, 1361; Copenhagen, Helsingborg, 1362 Russian-Mongol Wars: Syni Vody, 1362; Vozha, 1378; Kalka, Kulikovo, 1380; Moscow, 1382 Ottoman Conquest of the Balkans: Maritza, 1363; Vidin, 1366; Maritza, Samokov, 1371; Savra, 1385; Plotchnik, 1387; Kossovo, 1389; Rovine, 1395; Nicopolis (Bulgaria), 1396 Egyptian Crusade of Peter of Cyprus: Alexandria, 1365 Conquests of Tamerlane: Tashkent, 1365; Balkh, 1370; Herat, 1383; Isfahan, 1387; Syr Darya, 1389; Kunduzcha, 1391; Shiraz, 1393; Terek, 1395; Delhi, Multan, 1398; Meerut, Vorskla, 1399; Aleppo, Baghdad, 1400; Damascus, 1401; Angora, Smyrna, 1402 Vijayanagar-Bahmani Wars: Kauthal, 1367; Krishna, 1398; Vijayanagar, 1406; Pangul, 1418–1420; Mudgal, 1443 Castilian War of Succession: Montiel, 1369 Scottish Clan Wars: Invernahavon, 1370; North Inch, 1396; Arbroath, 1446 Later Wars of the Teutonic Knights: Tannenberg, 1410; Wilkomierz, 1435 MacDonald Rebellion: Harlaw, 1411; Lochaber, 1429; Inverlochy, 1431; Strathfleet, 1453; Bloody Bay, 1480 Ottoman Civil Wars: Chamorlu, 1413; Yenisehir, 1481 2nd Ethiopian-Ifat War, 1415.

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