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revised How do war elephants fight?
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asked How were war elephants used against cavalry?
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comment Status of merchants in feudal Europe
@SamuelRussell I want to be generic, but, will it help you explain if I say, 14th century England?
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comment Status of merchants in feudal Europe
I see.. who held power in these cities?
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comment Status of merchants in feudal Europe
@DVK how about people who make (most of) their living from trading?
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comment Status of merchants in feudal Europe
how could they resist being "conquered" by the powerful feudal lords, and who gave them security, protection, etc.?
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asked Status of merchants in feudal Europe
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accepted Why were there “hussars” all across Europe?
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comment Why were there “hussars” all across Europe?
In your bullet points, you said that uhlans and cossacks are tactically similar.. What did you mean?
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awarded  Commentator
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comment Why were there “hussars” all across Europe?
Do you mean "uhlans" and "cossacks" are tactically similar to hussar? Or lancers?
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comment Why were there “hussars” all across Europe?
"There really were not that many similarities between the two ages of hussars".. Then why were they called hussars?
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asked Why were there “hussars” all across Europe?
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comment What laws of war existed before the modern international treaties and conventions?
very complete and well-sourced answer. Thanks!
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accepted What laws of war existed before the modern international treaties and conventions?
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revised What laws of war existed before the modern international treaties and conventions?
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asked What laws of war existed before the modern international treaties and conventions?
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comment Army formation: veterans at the first line
Other advantages of less experienced troops behind: They can push the new troops forward and can prevent them from fleeing