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Strategikon of Maurice (wikipedia.org)
19 points by diodorus on Aug 24, 2017 | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment

Snippets of Tacticus' advice turns up in various Discworld chronicles, and it can be gathered that he was a very realistic, down-to-earth general. For example, the section of his autobiography entitled "What to Do When One Army Occupies a Well-Fortified Fortress on Superior Ground and the Other Does Not" begins with the sentence "Endeavour to be the one inside."

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