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Battle of Mohi by wraithdt Battle of Mohi by wraithdt
Any Mongol fans here?

This one is of Batu Khan and a small group of mongol scouts scoping out the Hungarian camp under cover of darkness. He finds, to his pleasant surprise, that the Hungarian forces have packed themselves in like sardines in a fortified camp of wagon trains. To the mongols this is pretty much handing the battle over to them because the Hungarians have opened themselves up to be completely surround by them with no avenue of retreat, which was exactly what happened to them although they did put a stiff defense initially, to their credit.

You can read more about the battle here >> [link]

This illustration was done for Medieval Warfare Magazine, a Dutch publication. You can check it out and subscribe here >> [link]
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:iconcoreyamurray:
CoreyAMurray Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
Are you planning on doing a revised version of this?
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Lordnarunh Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep, that's true. Could've been a much better ending for us, but history doesn't care about "what if?"-s. May our ancestors souls rest in peace.

Your picture is great! Once, You could paint something like this, about the magyar hordes, during the Xth centuries. Our name was feared then: "Sagittis hungarorum libera nos domine"

Nice greetings from Hungary!
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Pelnaster Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
I'm a Magyar fan... that sucked for us...
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suomalainen66 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
Very nice. Huge Mongol fan.
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yazookadaj77 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A Mohi csata!!! Very nice!
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:iconrixmodels:
RixModels Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012
*raises hand* Me! im a Mongol fan >.<

LOVE this by the way :heart: thank you for sharing :)
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FedericoMusetti Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012   Digital Artist
Love the atmosphere in this painting...very well done!
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CadeSkywalker Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
wraithdts works are probably the best here on dA. :) I admire his style.
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SengokuTenno Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
Excellent work.
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dashinvaine Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
Very nice piece. You may inspire me to do some more medieval warfare themed pieces.
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