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Studies in Late Antiquity (2017) 1 (4): 381–406.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marion Kruse Historians have long taken Procopius' description of heavily armored mounted archers in the opening of his Wars to be a more-or-less accurate depiction of contemporary military practice. This paper argues that Procopius employs archery as a metaphor for authorship by drawing on the...