III The 16th century (1495-1600): A The war on land

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It is intended to give an overall overview on the Portuguese warfare, relating political and military events with the changes in theory, organization, weapons and tactics. A particular emphasis is put on the brief description of three selected military operations that offers a taste of the diversity of Portuguese Sixteenth-Century warfare.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWar in the Iberian Peninsula, 700-1600
EditorsFrancisco García Fitz, João Gouveia Monteiro
Place of PublicationUK
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-70745-0
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameThemes in Medieval and Early Modern History


  • Military History
  • European expansion
  • Portuguese empire
  • Iberian history


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