City of Constantine

Mapping the remnants of Roman / Byzantine Constantinople in Istanbul

The Strategikon

The Strategikon

Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus

'A rather modest elementary handbook', the manual of war that defined Roman military tactics as the age of standing armies was coming to an end. The ethnographic run-down of Byzantium's enemies' strengths and weaknesses is priceless.

https://www.amazon.com/Maurices-Strategikon-Handbook-Byzantine-Military/dp/0812217721