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[Epub] ❦ The Varangian Guard 988-1453 (Men-at-Arms) Author Raffaele D’Amato – Izmirescort.pro The Varangian Guards were Viking mercenaries who operated far beyond their native shores as an elite force within the Byzantine Armies Descendants from a legendary line of warriors the Varangian GuardThe Varangian Guards were Viking mercenaries who operated far beyond their native shores as an elite force within the Byzantine Armies Descendants from a legendary line of warriors the Varangian Guard was formed after a group of Viking mercenaries made a major contribution to the Byzantine Emperor Basil II's victory over rebel forces in 988 AD These 5000 men were then retained as Basil's person.

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Al guard and would provide loyal service to many successive occupants of the imperial throne Commonly referred to as 'foreigners' Etaireia they were nonetheless absorbed into a new Palatine regiment under command of an officer termed the Akolouthos who was either a Norsemen or a Rus Norsemen colonizers of Russia The Varangians wore mixtures of their native clothing and armor together with a spl.

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