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Akritai Akritoi

The Akritai is a term used in the Byzantine Empire in the 9th–11th centuries to denote the army ... The popular image of the Akritoi has been heavily influenced by their portrayal in the Acritic songs, and refers ... Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium .

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The Akritai is a term used in the Byzantine Empire in the 9th–11th centuries to denote the army ... The popular image of the Akritoi has been heavily influenced by their portrayal in the Acritic songs, and refers to the military troops stationed ...
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The Byzantine army or Eastern Roman army was the primary military body of the Byzantine ...... Akrites (plural Akritoi or Akritai) were defenders of the Anatolian borders of the Empire. They appeared after either the Arab conquests, or much later ...
Ghazi (warrior) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ghazi (غازي, ġāzī) is an Arabic term originally referring to an individual who participates in ... In the west, Turkic ghāzīs made continual incursions along the Byzantine frontier zone, finding in the akritai (akritoi) their Greek counterparts. After the ...
Byzantine Military: September 2012
Sep 5, 2012 ... based in Constantinople); Akritoi frontier cavalryman of an Anatolian ..... and the Varangians · Army - Akritai - Eastern Frontier Border Troops ...
Byzantine Military: March 2014
Mar 3, 2014 The Akritai is a term used in the Byzantine Empire in the 9th-11th ... The popular image of the Akritoi has been heavily influenced by their ...

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