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In the saddle, on horseback – The art of war of the conquest-era Magyars

Country of Origin: Hungary
Director: Tamás Komporday
Zsolt Gallina
Ödön Hajnal
Attila Türk
Szabolcs Győrffy

The movie takes the viewer back to the 10th century, familiarizing him/her with the art of war practiced during the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin. The journey starts with the making of the weapons themselves, guides the viewer through their methods of use and ends with the analysis of the campaigns following the conquest. Thus, it discusses problematic aspects related to warfighting as practiced during the era.

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Director – Tamás Komporday

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