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George Maniakes

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Maniakes, George

Maniakes, George (1043)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010

an ambitious Byzantine military commander, possibly of Turkic stock. Maniakes’s military and organizational talents earned him key border commands in

Maniakes, George

Maniakes, George   Reference library

Charles M. Brand and Anthony Cutler

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
326 words
general and usurper; died Ostrovo near Thessalonike between Apr. and early June 1043 (Shepard, “Russians Attack” 174, n.4). Of low birth, Maniakes (Μανιάκης) impressed even his ... More

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