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67 p, 5.4 MB "Go Tell the Assyrians, Thou Who Passest By, That Here, Obedient to Their Laws, We Lie..." / Backer, Fabrice De (University of Vienna. Aloïs Musil Centrer for Oriental Archaeology)
This paper deals with a topic hardly studied by our fellow scholars: the management of casualties during the aftermath of a victorious battle for the Neo-Assyrians. The paper will propose a typology of casualties according to different points of their different kinds of status, plus some questions on some problems still encountered by modern soldiers nowadays.
Historiae, Núm. 17 (2020) , p. 25-91 (Articles)  
29 p, 2.3 MB Siege-shield and scale armour. : Reciprocal predominance and common evolution / Backer, Fabrice De
As it appears on the earliest depictions of military materials, Early Dynastic people used a huge shield during the sieges of cities, in order to protect their archers shooting at the defenders. In the meantime, the neck, chest and sides of these besieging soldiers were protected with the primitive models of the scale-armour. [...]
Historiae, Núm. 8 (2011) , p. 1-29  
25 p, 723.3 KB Neo-assyrian siege redoubts tactics : some issues / Backer, Fabrice De (Université de Strasbourg) ; Université Catholique de Louvain
This paper deals with the neo-assyrian siege redoubts, although not as a decorative, visual motif, but more as a genuine military tactic put in use and depicted for its efficiency. Reading this paper, one will be provided with clues on the shooting discipline of the neo-assyrian siege-archers during the fights.
Historiae, Núm. 7 (2010) , p. 1-25  

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