Table of contents for Medieval armies and weapons in western Europe : an illustrated history / Jean-Denis G. G. Lepage.

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Contents
Acknowledgments iv
Introduction 1
Part I. The Early Middle Ages (6th-11th Centuries)
1. Late Romans, Germanic Invaders, and Byzantines	5
The End of the Western Roman Empire	5
The Late Roman Imperial Army	7
The Huns	11
The Germanic Invasions	12
The Byzantine Empire	14
2. The Franks	15
The Merovingians	15
Islam	00
The Carolingians	00
3. Vikings and Hungarians	00
The Vikings	00
The Hungarians	00
4. Anglo-Saxons and Normans in England	00
Anglo-Saxon Conquest	00
Alfred and Knut	00
Norman Conquest	00
Norman England	00
Norman Army	00
Part II. The High Middle Ages (11th-13th Centuries)
5. Feudal Lords	00
Origin of Feudalism	00
Heredity of Fiefs	00
Feudal Obligations	00
Peace and Truce of God	00
Castellany	00
Principalities	00
6. Knights and Chivalry	00
Origins of Knighthood	00
Training of Candidate Knights	00
Adubment	00
Chivalry	00
Tournaments and Jousts	00
Heraldry	00
7. Knight's War Equipment	00
Offensive Weapons	00
Defensive Equipment	00
Speed and Mobility: The Horse	00
8. Infantrymen	00
Infantry	00
Pole Weapons	00
Long-Range Weapons	00
Manufacture of Weapons	00
9. Land Warfare	000
Number of Fighting Forces	000
Various Forms of War	000
Pitched Battle	000
Ransom	000
Dead, Wounded, and Invalids	000
Writings about Medieval Warfare	000
10. Siege and Naval Warfare	000
Siege Warfare	000
Naval Warfare	000
11. Crusaders in Palestine	000
Church and Violence	000
The First Crusade	000
The Kingdom of Outremer	000
Saladin's Reconquest	000
The Third and Fourth Crusades	000
The Last Crusades	000
The Opposing Armies	000
Other Minor Crusades	000
12. Templars and Hospitalers	000
Military Religious Orders	000
Templars	000
Hospitalers	000
Other Minor Military Orders	000
Secular Orders of Chivalry	000
13. Reconquista in Spain	000
The Arab Occupation of Spain	000
The Reconquista	000
Weapons and Tactics	000
The Iberian Military Orders	000
The End of the Reconquista	000
14. The Teutonic Knights	000
Creation and Structure	000
Brethren of the Sword and Dobrzyn	000
Apogee and Decline of the Teutonic Order	000
Weapons and Tactics	000
Teutonics and Nazism	000
Part III. The Late Middle Ages (14th-15th Centuries)
15. Evolution of Armor and Weapons	000
Mixed Armor, 1250-1410	000
Full Plate Armor, 1410-1600	000
Evolution of Armor after 1500	000
16. The Hundred Years' War (1340-1453)	000
Causes	000
Opposing Forces	000
First Part of the War, 1337-1388	000
Second Part of the War, 1415-1453	000
Aftermath	000
17. Mercenaries	000
Decay of Feudalism	000
Urban Militia	000
Italian Condottierri	000
Hussites	000
Swiss Infantry	000
German Landsknechten	000
Spanish Tercios	000
18. Firearms	000
Gunpowder	000
Early Artillery Pieces	000
Cannons and Handguns	000
Influence of Firearms on Siege Warfare	000
Influence of Firearms on Fortifications	000
Naval Warfare with Firearms	000
Evolution of the Cavalry	000
19. Conclusion	000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Military art and science -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Military art and science -- Europe, Western -- History.
Military history, Medieval.
Military weapons -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.