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Anglo-Saxons in Byzantium
« on: April 02, 2018, 05:16:02 AM »
A fascinating article with the usual suspects. Varangian Guard. Mercenaries. Anglo-Saxons looking for a chance to fight Normans.
https://deremilitari.org/2014/06/english-refugees-in-the-byzantine-armed-forces-the-varangian-guard-and-anglo-saxon-ethnic-consciousness/
"It's so lonely 'round the fields of Athenry"
 
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Re: Anglo-Saxons in Byzantium
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2018, 06:04:59 AM »
1000 years later and I still support Putin.