The World of Ice and Fire - Ser Barristan Selmy and Maelys the Monstrous locked in combat “ Hightower and his men were hard-pressed for a time, but as the war hung in the balance, a young knight named Ser Barristan Selmy slew Maelys in single combat,.
Al-Andalus ( الأندلس ) The Battle of Guadalete was fought in 711 or 712 at an unidentified location between the Christian Visigoths of Hispania under their king, Roderic, and an invading force of Muslim Arabs and Berbers under the Berber commander Ṭāriq ibn Ziyad. The battle was significant as the culmination of a series of Berber attacks and the beginning of the Islamic conquest of Hispania. In the battle Roderic probably lost his life.
"Expansion (of Rome) in Italy, Centuries BC" -art by Giuseppe Rava ~ the Romans are on the right side. interesting battle armor with akkadian motif griffin-like feathered helmets, feathered leather skirts