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Lake Peipus, 1242 by David Nicolle
Book DescriptionThe story of the struggle between the Teutonic Knights and the Russian city state of Novgorod, under their leader Alexander Nevsky. The Teutonic Knights were a powerful military order with the backing of the crusading zeal of Europe, the blessing of the Pope and the support of the Holy Roman Emperor. The clash of arms around the frozen shores of Lake Peipus came to be known as "The Battle on the Ice." The text is accompanied by six battlescene artworks and three bird's-eye-view maps showing the course of the battle.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781855325531
(248mm x 185mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - David Nicolle
David Nicolle was born in 1944, the son of the illustrator Pat Nicolle. He worked in the BBC Arabic service for a number of years, before going 'back to school', gaining an MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, and a doctorate from Edinburgh University. He later taught world and Islamic art and architectural history at Yarmuk University, Jordan. He has written many books and articles on medieval and Islamic warfare, and has been a prolific author of Osprey titles for many years. David lives and works in Leicestershire, UK.
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