The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire

The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire

Book - 2009
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In this work, the distinguished writer Edward Luttwak presents the grand strategy of the eastern Roman empire we know as Byzantine, which lasted more than twice as long as the more familiar western Roman empire, 800 years by the shortest definition.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9780674035195
Branch Call Number: 355.0335495 L974
Characteristics: xi, 498 p. : maps ; 25 cm.


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Mar 24, 2018

Byzantine empire was the master of the indirect strategy given they were a weak, but civilized polity surrounded by too many enemies.
They used diplomacy & bribe enemy's personnel for intelligence or for the long game. Small limited battles the norm.

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