A depiction of Greek fire being used at sea against Thomas the Slav, a 9th-century rebel Byzantine general.
Project: 6. Under a cloak of terror: violence and armed conflict in Europe.
Scope: Secondary Education, Higher Education
Resource type: Manuscript
Source: Codex Skylitzes Matritensis, Bibliteca Nacional de Madrid, Vitr. 26-2, Bild-Nr. 77, f 34 v. b. (taken from Pászthory, p. 31)
Owner: Porto group (Modernalia)
Abstract: Picture of a manuscript displaying the Greek fire used by the anti-apostate Thomas Al-Saqlabi