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By Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc,M. Macdermott

ISBN-10: 0486440206

ISBN-13: 9780486440200

This profusely illustrated and carefully researched e-book describes intimately the various equipment used to assault and shield castles throughout the center a long time. In a groundbreaking research — the 1st to make clear the aim, development innovations, and effectiveness of medieval fortifications, famous nineteenth-century architect and author Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc discusses such architectural components as dungeons, retains, battlements, and drawbridges. as well as describing an enormous variety of eu constructions — between them fortifications at Carcassonne, Paris, Avignon, Vincennes, Lubeck, Milan, and Nuremberg — he examines using artillery and ditchs, in addition to such guns as battering rams, mines, and the long-bow.
A concise, scholarly reference for architectural historians, this soaking up historical past will allure besides to medievalists, army buffs, and someone attracted to the evolution and improvement of the castle.

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By Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc,M. Macdermott

ISBN-10: 0486440206

ISBN-13: 9780486440200

This profusely illustrated and carefully researched e-book describes intimately the various equipment used to assault and shield castles throughout the center a long time. In a groundbreaking research — the 1st to make clear the aim, development innovations, and effectiveness of medieval fortifications, famous nineteenth-century architect and author Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc discusses such architectural components as dungeons, retains, battlements, and drawbridges. as well as describing an enormous variety of eu constructions — between them fortifications at Carcassonne, Paris, Avignon, Vincennes, Lubeck, Milan, and Nuremberg — he examines using artillery and ditchs, in addition to such guns as battering rams, mines, and the long-bow.
A concise, scholarly reference for architectural historians, this soaking up historical past will allure besides to medievalists, army buffs, and someone attracted to the evolution and improvement of the castle.

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