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The geography of Byzantine warfare
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able advance Alexios Alexios's ambush Amorion Anatolia Arab archers Armenian Arsamosata Asia Minor attack Balkans Basil battle began Belisarius booty Bryennios Bryennios's Bulgar Bulgarian Byzantine forces camp campaign casualties central Chazars commander Constantinople Danube Dara defeat defensive detachment discipline divisions Dorylaion east eastern Roman effective emperor empire empire's encampment established field armies fighting flank fortress Frankish frontier garrison Gothic heavy cavalry Heruls imperial army imperial forces infantry Justinian Khliat later left wing magister militum Manzikert marched Melitene mercenaries military mounted Muslim Narses Nikephoros Norman numbers Paulicians Pechenegs Persian Philippicus position Procopius provinces raids recruited region right wing river Roman armies Roman centre Roman forces Roman left Roman line Roman right route Sa'if scouts Sebasteia Seljuk seventh century siege situation sixth century soldiers strategic Syria tactical tagmata tenth century terrain territory thematic Thrace Totila troops Turkish Turks units Varangians victory wadi'l warfare withdraw