The Resource Ancient and medieval siege weapons : a fully illustrated guide to siege weapons and tactics, by Konstantin S. Nossov ; illustrated by Vladimir Golubev

Ancient and medieval siege weapons : a fully illustrated guide to siege weapons and tactics, by Konstantin S. Nossov ; illustrated by Vladimir Golubev

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Ancient and medieval siege weapons : a fully illustrated guide to siege weapons and tactics
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Ancient and medieval siege weapons
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a fully illustrated guide to siege weapons and tactics
Statement of responsibility
by Konstantin S. Nossov ; illustrated by Vladimir Golubev
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  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
Military history buffs can find siege weapons of Ancient Egypt, Judea, Assyria, Persia, Greece, and Rome, as well as those of the Gauls and Teutons, the Byzantine Empire, the Muslim World, and Medieval Europe, all described with incredible detail and accompanied by illustrations and photographs. Konstantin Nossov offers new ways to reconstruct various siege weapons that are based on his analyses of the works of ancient and medieval authors, including: Vitruvius, Vegetius, Apollodorus, Athenaeus, Heron, Biton, Philon, and many others
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DLC
Dewey number
355.4/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Russian
LC call number
UG443
LC item number
.N6813 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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Ancient and medieval siege weapons : a fully illustrated guide to siege weapons and tactics, by Konstantin S. Nossov ; illustrated by Vladimir Golubev
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Ancient and medieval siege weapons : a fully illustrated guide to siege weapons and tactics, by Konstantin S. Nossov ; illustrated by Vladimir Golubev
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Translated from Russian: Osadnai͡a tekhnika Antichnosti i Srednevekovʹi͡a
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
PART 1. THE HISTORY OF SIEGE WARFARE: 1. Ancient Egypt ; 2. Ancient Judea ; 3. Assyria ; 4. Persia ; 5. Greece ; 6. Rome ; 7. Gauls and Germanic tribes ; 8. Byzantine Empire ; 9. The Muslim World ; 10. Medieval Europe -- PART 2. SIEGE WEAPONS: 11. Scaling ladders ; 12. Mobile sheds ; 13. Battering rams ; 14. Borers ; 15. Siege towers ; 16. Sambucas ; 17. Agger (Embankments) ; 18. Undermining ; 19. Ancient and Medieval throwing machines ; 20. Incendiary weapons in siege warfare ; 21. Gunpowder and siege cannon ; 22. Other siege devices -- PART 3. METHODS OF ATTACK AND DEFENSE: 23. Methods of attack ; 24. Methods of defense ; 25. Stratagems -- APPENDICES: Appendix 1. Greek measurements ; Appendix 2. Roman measurements ; Appendix 3. Approximate life spans of some antique and medieval authors
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ocm61211372
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25 cm.
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Extent
xiii, 306 p.
Isbn
9781592287109
Lccn
2005022450
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
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(OCoLC)61211372

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