Castles And Warfare In The Middle Ages

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Profusely illustrated discussions offer details of dungeons, keeps, battlements, and drawbridges, along with uses of artillery, trenches, battering rams, mines, and the long-bow. "Will enthrall anyone interested in architecture, military, or medieval history. It is equally accessible to scholars as it is to the general reader." ? History in Review.

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Introduction The Visigoths in the Fifth Century The Barbarians imitated the Romans Wooden Ramparts of the Celts The Roman Testudo The Roman Camps Wooden Towers on Roman Walls Roman Walls of Towns The Visigoth Fortifications Towers at Carcassonne Tower with Outworks Fortifications of Towns Roman Towns Visigoth Towns Roman Fortifications The Tower The Rat Attacks of the German Tribes The Battering-ram used in the Tenth Century The Battering-ram used in the Eleventh Century Improvements after the First Crusades Detached Forts introduced in the Twelfth Century Advantages of Detached Forts Frequency of Sorties The Norman Castles Activity of Defenders Necessary The Engines of War The Mine Siege of Carcassonne in 1240 The Battering-ram in the Thirteenth Century Siege of Toulouse by Simon de Montfort Fortifications of Carcassonne Plan of Carcassonne Bird's-eye View of Carcassonne Necessity for Projections from the Walls The Hoarding The Hoard, and the Cat The Lines of Approach Engines for Attack and Defence Attack by the Drawbridge from the Wooden Tower Use of Bastions Defensive Arrangements Details of Defence Means of Defence Spirit of Feudalism The Feudal Castle Paris and the Louvre Plan of Paris, Thirteenth Century Plan of Paris, Fourteenth Century Plan of Coucy Plans of Towns Anglo-Norman Feudalism Feudal Castles of France Richard Coeur-de-Lion, a consummate warrior and an able engineer The Château-Gaillard Keep of the Château-Gaillard Siege of the Château-Gaillard by Philip Augustus, defended by Roger de Lacy Castle of Montargis The Donjon or Keep The Donjon or Keep of Etampes The Donjon or Keep of Provins The Castle and Keep of Coucy Enguerrand de Coucy The Feudal Castles Improved Modes of Defence Arrangement of Loopholes Loopholes and Battlements Round Bastions The Curtain-wall The Pointed Bastion or Horn Pointed Bastions or Beaks Bastions at Aigues-Mortes Plans of Bastions at Carcassonne and Falaise The Narbonne Gate at Carcassonne Means of Defence The Drawbridge Siege of Aubenton Timber-hoarding Battlements and Machicoulis Hoarding and Machicoulis Castle of Pierrefonds The Walls of Avignon Palace of the Pope at Avignon The Castle of Vincennes Plan of Vincennes Improvement of Defences Introduction of Infantry The Battle of Crécy Changes in Warfare The Siege of Aiguillon The Siege of Calais The Jaquerie or Brigands Superior Discipline of the English Armies The Army of Du Guesclin Feudal Traditions long preserved, except in the Good Towns Introduction of Artillery Early Use of Artillery and Trenches The English Expelled from France by Improved Artillery Further Improvements in Artillery Cannons of the Fifteenth Century An Archer of the Fifteenth Century The Long-bow and the Cross-bow Alterations of Castles to receive Cannon The Castle of Bonaguil Embrasures for Cannon Modifications of Towers Walls of the Town of Langres Adaptations of Old Works Tower at Perigueux Fortress of Schaffhausen Fortifications of Schaffhausen Changes in the Art of Defence Fortifications of Orange under Louis XI Fortifications of Nuys Castles of the Close of the Fifteenth Century Modes of Strengthening Walls Re-entering Ramparts Fortifications of Sienna Effects of Artillery Use of Discharging-arches Ramparts for Artillery Ramparts of Earth and Timber Ramparts of Timber Embrasures formed with Gabions The Trenches with Gabions Fortifications of Metz Widening the Area Enlargement of Barbicans into Boulevards Fortifications of Hull Fortifications of Lubeck Fortifications of Milan Use of the Cavalier The Bridge of Marseilles Cavalier at Verona Use of Traverses Use of Bastions Fortifications of Nuremberg Fortifications of Augsburg Frankfort-on-the-Maine The Orillon The Italian Engineers Improved Bastions Bastions attacked A Bastion Isolated Bird's-eye View of a Bastion Use of Ravelins Plans of Ravelins Improvements in Embrasures Embrasures at Nuremberg Hoarding at Nuremberg Improved Embrasures Crenelles with Shutters Embrasure with Loopholes Embrasures at Basle Complicated Defences Advice of Machiavelli Changes caused by the use of Artillery Effects of Artillery Mines and Countermines Countermines--Galleries Bastions according to De Ville System of Vauban Conclusion

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Descrizione libro Dover Publications Inc., United States, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 214 x 136 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This profusely illustrated and thoroughly researched book describes in detail the diverse methods used to attack and defend castles during the Middle Ages. In a groundbreaking study -- the first to shed light on the purpose, construction techniques, and effectiveness of medieval fortifications, noted nineteenth-century architect and writer Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc discusses such architectural elements as dungeons, keeps, battlements, and drawbridges. In addition to describing a vast number of European structures -- among them fortifications at Carcassonne, Paris, Avignon, Vincennes, Lubeck, Milan, and Nuremberg -- he examines the use of artillery and trenches, as well as such weapons as battering rams, mines, and the long-bow. A concise, scholarly reference for architectural historians, this absorbing history will appeal as well to medievalists, military buffs, and anyone interested in the evolution and development of the castle. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780486440200

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