In 1081 CE, Robert Guiscard invaded the Byzantine Empire, ruled by Alexios Komnenos. Guiscard landed with as many as 30,000 troops on the shores of modern-day Albania, and laid siege to the fortress of Dyrrakhion. This is how the resulting battle played out:
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Intro and outro music written and performed by C. Keith Hansley.
The dramatic music throughout the video is Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. via the Youtube audio library.
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