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POLL: Belisarius at Callinicum


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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP writes:

One of Belisarius' few losses

He missed an outflanking move by the Persians, but it was a true Pyrrhic victory – the Persians won but lost so many troops they had to retreat


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
discipline
0
0%
 
outmatched cavalry
3
5%
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relying on Arab ally
13
20%
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Sassanid superiority
8
12%
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none of these/no opinion
35
54%
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allowed himself to be flanked
5
8%
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other (explain)
1
2%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION
What was the primary reason for Belisarius' loss at the Battle of Callinicum (531 AD)?

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.