Battle of Borysthenes


Battle of Borysthenes

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Borysthenes
place=On the Dnieper River
partof=Muscovite-Lithuanian Wars
date=1512
result=Polish victory.
combatant1=Muscovy
combatant2=Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
commander1=Unknown
commander2=Sigismund I
strength1=80,000 soldiers
strength2=Unknown

The Battle of Borysthenes of 1512 was a battle of the Muscovite-Lithuanian Wars. The Polish forces under Sigismund I defeated the Muscovite army of 80,000. The Russian side suffered enormous casualties.

References

*George Bruce. Harbottle's Dictionary of Battles. (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981) (ISBN 0-442-22336-6).


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