CASTRUM TO CASTLE: Classical to Medieval Fortifications in the Lands of the Western Roman Empire
This study traces the evolution of fortifications starting with those of the Romans and their successors, and includes the defenses erected to resist Islamic invasions and Viking raids, and the castles that were built during outbreaks of warfare. An essential reference for understanding a period of history when fixed fortifications shaped military thinking. Well illustrated, most in color.
Publisher: Pen & Sword
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 2879840