Armenian Infantry of Byzantium

Illustration of Armenian Infantry on an Ivory casket saluting their commander, from the book: “Byzantine Armies 886 – 1118″ by Ian Heath (2004). Notice the salute sign that is adopted by modern militaries.

Armenian Infantry Byzantine army salut - Byzantine Armies 886 - 1118, Ian Heath (2004)

Stolen from: http://peopleofar.wordpress.com/2012/08/09/armenian-infantry-of-byzantine-army-ian-heath-2004/

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