Three types of λωρικια of Constantine Porphyrogenitus and armor holy warriors on steatite icons from the excavations of the medieval Chersonesos (to statement of a question)

Материалы по археологии и истории античного и средневекового Крыма. 2010;(2):199-202


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Journal Title: Materialy po Arheologii i Istorii Antičnogo i Srednevekovogo Kryma

ISSN: 2219-8857 (Online)

Publisher: NvSU

LCC Subject Category: Auxiliary sciences of history: Archaeology

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: Russian, Bulgarian

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Gennady Baranov


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Abstract | Full Text

One of the most intriguing moments in the history of the use of protective arms in the Byzantine army is the message of the Emperor Constantine Porphyrogenitus in his treatise "On the ceremonies of the Byzantine court". The study was conducted with the purpose of attribution of protective arms λωρικια and determine its species.