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Castles

their construction and history

Corrected republication of Castles : a short history of fortifications from 1600 B.C. to A.D. 1600, published by Heinemann, London, 1939
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255

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Castles: their construction and history
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Paperback in English - Corrected republication of Castles : a short history of fortifications from 1600 B.C. to A.D. 1600, published by Heinemann, London, 1939
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First Sentence

"From the earliest times cities and palaces were surrounded by walls, often of enormous thickness and of great height; the walls being surmounted by walks with embattled parapets."

Table of Contents

Preface
I. The ancient fortresses of Babylon, Mesopotamia, Assyria, Asia Minor and Greece
II. Fortifications of Greece and Rome, 300 B.C. to 200 B.C.
III. Fortifications of the Levant, Rome, and Western Europe, 200 B.C. to 30 B.C.
IV. Fortifications of the Roman Empire
V. Byzantine Fortifications from the fifth to tenth century
VI. Fortifications of Western Europe from the fifth to eleventh century
VII. Rectangular keeps or donjons
VIII. Byzantine and Saracen fortifications of the twelfth century
IX. Transitional keeps of the twelfth century
X. Fortifications and buildings of the bailey in the eleventh and twelfth centuries
XI. Castles from about 1190 to 1270
XII. Siege engines and siege operations of the Middle Ages
XIII. Edwardian and contemporary castles
XIV. Towns, fortified bridges, and towers
XV. Gatehouses and defences of the curtain during the thriteenth and fourteenth centuries
XVI. Development of the tower-house
XVII. Sixteenth century forts
Index

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Corrected reprint. Originally published: London : W. Heinemann, 1939 with title: Castles, a short history of fortifications from 1600 B.C. to A. D. 1600.

Genre
Architecture, Military history

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
355.7/094
Library of Congress
UG428 .T69 1985, UG428.T69

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
xiv, 241 p.
Number of pages
255
Dimensions
9.2 x 6.2 x .5 inches
Weight
14 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3024286M
Internet Archive
castlestheircons00toys
ISBN 10
0486248984
ISBN 13
9780486248981
LC Control Number
85004598
OCLC/WorldCat
11917934
Library Thing
458767
Goodreads
775377

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