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Crusader castles in the Holy Land, 1192-1302

Author: David Nicolle; Adam Hook
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Osprey, 2005.
Series: Fortress, 32.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The debacle of the Second Crusade in 1148 caused the Crusader States to realise the necessity of developing a more cautious strategy. The original expansionist spirit largely disappeared, and the Crusader States made priorities of strengthening their existing fortifications and towns and building new castles. These structures encompassed core aspects of Western European military architecture with the integration of  Read more...
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Nicolle, David, 1944-
Crusader castles in the Holy Land, 1192-1302.
Oxford : Osprey, 2005
(OCoLC)59138673
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Nicolle; Adam Hook
ISBN: 9781849080316 1849080313
OCLC Number: 608487450
Description: 1 online resource (64 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: Cover; Title; Imprint; Contents; Introduction; Chronology; The Development Of Crusader Fortifications; Powerful Siege Weaponry; Design Influences; Urban Defences: Ascalon And Acre; Construction Methods And 'Engigneors; The Principles of Defence; A Tour Of Five Crusader Fortifications; Margat; Crac Des Chevaliers; Atlit; Caesarea Maritima; Arsuf; Life In The Holy Land Castles; Castles And Social Order; Religious Centres And The Holy Orders; The Teutonic Knights; The Crusader States At War; The Fate Of The Fortifications; Visiting The Fortifications Today; Syria; Turkey; Lebanon.
Series Title: Fortress, 32.
Responsibility: David Nicolle ; illustrated by Adam Hook.

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After the Second Crusade in 1148 the Crusader States embarked on a period of caution and consolidation and, in an increasingly hostile environment, began strengthening existing fortifications and  Read more...

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