5 edition of medieval siege found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -187) and index.
|Series||Oxford English monographs|
|LC Classifications||PR317.S53 H43 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 191 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||97002024|
As the incidence of sieges increased, so pitched battles declined. The studies in this book, intended for specialists as well as general readers, follow the history of siege warfare, exploring the urban milieu within which it developed, and the evolution of siege technology up to . The books in this category are educational and give insight into the world of medieval arms and armour, as well as siege weapons.
So, my favorite thing to read is probably medieval historical fiction. Well, maybe it is Star Trek. Historical fiction that is somehow also Star Trek would be the best, but that would involve time travel and might fuck with the space/time continuum and then you’d get the Department of Temporal Investigation involved, and those guys are : Kristen Mcquinn. Medieval Siege Warfare By Christopher Gravett and Richard and Christa Hook. Reed International Books Ltd., This book provides extensive information about the weapons used during a siege .
This book has a lot of information that is very good whether or not one akready has some knowledge of medieval war. But the rating is because it wasn't well writen First it follows the sieges that are popularly known as medieval, such that it could be called late middle ages siegecraft and no one could notice. The Medieval Siege (Book): Bradbury, Jim: In medieval warfare, the siege predominated: for every battle, there were hundreds of sieges. Yet the rich and vivid history of siege warfare has been consistently neglected. Jim Bradbury's panoramic survey takes the history of siege warfare in Europe from the late Roman Empire to the 16th century, and includes sieges in Byzantium, Eastern Europe .
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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: BOYE6; Reprint edition (August 6, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN ASIN: Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View Cited by: This book traces a path in siege warfare in Europe and western Asia (the Middle East etc.) from the end of the Roman Period through the Reformation (around the end of the s).
It deals with tactics, equipment, and the social/political/religious stuff involved with sieges This is a textbook I kept from a college class because I thought it would be useful reference material/5.
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In medieval warfare, the siege predominated: for every battle, there were hundreds of sieges. Yet the rich and vivid history of siege warfare has been consistently neglected.
Jim Bradbury's /5(3). Medieval Siege Warfare by Christopher Gravett is a compact (64 pages) treasure of information. There are an abundance of pictures, illustrations, and numbered diagrams; the obvious reason for these is to provide a visual for the discussion subjects. In many cases, they helped/5(8).
This book by Geoffrey Hindley, who has written several other titles on medieval warfare, is written mainly medieval siege book a non-academic audience.
The stories of sieges that he relates are interesting, but his book tends to lack the analysis necessary for research/5(7). Geoffrey Hindley covers the mechanations, psychology, rules, art and finally -- the horror -- of medieval siege warfare in MEDIEVAL SIEGES & SIEGECRAFT.
The writing, although sometimes cumbersome, medieval siege book not dry. Geoffrey's passion for his subject comes through and the text is enlivened with examples and quotes taken straight out of history/5. Medieval Sieges - Medieval sieges involved surrounding and cutting off supplies to the castle, scaling the walls and ramming doors.
Learn more about medieval sieges. Siege towers provided cover for the invading soldiers, but they were large and heavy. The invaders were vulnerable as they stormed across the plank single-file. Also, the. another great Osprey title, this one about military siege craft of the late Medieval era.
Confusingly, much of the book is centered on the post medival period, however, as this was the period i was most interested in, I will give it a pass/5. Inthe newsletters were edited and published in book form as Siege: The Collected Writings of James Mason by Michael Jenkins Moynihan.
The book acquired a neo-Nazi following and is now required reading for initiates of the Atomwaffen : James Nolan Mason, J (age 67). In medieval warfare, the siege predominated: for every battle, there were hundreds of sieges. Yet the rich and vivid history of siege warfare has been consistently neglected.
Jim Bradbury's panoramic survey takes the history of siege warfare in Europe from the late Roman Empire to the 16th century, and includes sieges in Byzantium, Eastern Europe and the areas affected by the Crusades. He shows siege tactics in action through real-life case studies of famous sieges that changed the course of history in medieval Europe and the Holy Land.
His stimulating and accessible study will be fascinating reading for medieval specialists and for anyone who is /5(4). Medieval Siege Warfare (Elite) (Book) Medieval Siege Warfare (Elite) Author. Gravett, Christopher & Hook, Richard & Hook, Christa.
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The siege dominated warfare during the medieval period. Contemporary evidence - from both accounts of sieges, and records of government - survives in relatively large quantites for the later medieval period; together with archaeological evidence, it is used here to offer a full and comprehensive picture of siege warfare.
The book shows how similar methods were practised everywhere, with. Medieval warfare was dominated by the attack and defence of fortified places, and siege methods and technology developed alongside improvements in defences.
This book uses both original historical sources and evidence from archaeology to analyse this relationship as part of a comprehensive view of the whole subject, tracing links across three continents.
Book Description: The siege dominated warfare during the medieval period. Contemporary evidence - from both accounts of sieges, and records of government - survives in relatively large quantites for the later medieval period; together with archaeological evidence, it is used here to offer a full and comprehensive picture of siege warfare.
He offers first a comprehensive history of siege warfare in Ancient Egypt, Assyria, Judea, Persia, Greece, and Rome as well as Gaul, the Byzantine Empire, the Muslim world, and Medieval Europe. Discover, among other weapons, how scaling ladders, battering rams, borers, siege towers, throwing machines, and finally cannons developed over time/5(15).
The siege dominated warfare during the medieval period. Contemporary evidence - from both accounts of sieges, and records of government - survives in relatively large quantites for the later medieval period; together with archaeological evidence, it is used here to offer a full and comprehensive picture of siege.
Escalade is the act of scaling defensive walls or ramparts with the aid of ladders, and was a prominent feature of sieges in ancient and medieval was one of the most direct options available for attacking a fortification, but was also one of the most dangerous. Escalade consisted simply of soldiers advancing to the base of a wall, setting ladders, and climbing to engage the.
Welcome to the companion Web site to the NOVA program "Medieval Siege," scheduled for broadcast on Janu In the film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, a team.Medieval Castle Defence: Defending a Castle It’s easy to imagine a Medieval castle under siege – it’s scene that’s been used in tens of thousands of films and TV programmes.
We all visualise images of knights upon horses, charging at mighty grey stone castles.The Medieval Siege Warfare Book explores the different aspects of medieval siege warfare, from chivalrous formalities to surprise and treachery.