THE ROLE OF STRADIOTI (ITALIAN. ─ STRADIOTI; STRADIOTTI) IN BATTLE ACTION ON THE TERRITORY OF THE APENNINE PENINSULA IN THE EARLY PERIOD OF ITALIAN WARS (1494-1559)Journal: Science and world (Vol.1, No. 42)
Publication Date: 2017-02-17
Authors : Timchenko V.V.;
Page : 77-79
Keywords : stradioti; ordinance companies; knighthood; light cavalry; burg.;
Based on the analysis of written sources and books on specialized subjects the main features of the principles of recruiting, equipage, military tactics and conduct in fight of the light cavalry – stradioti who were actively recruited by a number of participants of the Italian wars (1494-1559) are investigated. The main spheres of their application and effectiveness of actions of this armed groups are studied. Also interaction of estradioti with other arms of service, first of all, with a cavalry both heavy, within the present article submitted by French royal ordinance companies, and light cavalry – cavalry arbalesters, is considered.
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