A History of the Early Medieval Siege c.450-1200 / A History of the Late Medieval Siege 1200-1500. in two volumes, First Edition in dustjacket

By: PURTON, Peter

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PURTON, Peter. A History of the Early Medieval Siege c.450-1200. (Woodbridge, Suffolk) : The Boydell Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp (5),vi-xxviii,1-595,(1),+ 32 plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. -

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PURTON, Peter. A History of the Late Medieval Siege 1200-1500. (Woodbridge, Suffolk) : The Boydell Press, (2010). First Edition. Pp (5),vi-xxvii,(1),1-488,(6),+ 32 plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Contents :

Vol. I.
1. After "Rome";
2. The Arab conquests;
3. The age of the Carolingian empire;
4. The tenth century;
5. Shifting balances : the eleventh century;
6. Franks and Saracens : the early crusades;
7. The twelfth century in northern and central Europe and Byzantium;
8. Consolidation and centralisation;
9. The developing technology of attack and the response of the defence.

Vol. II.
1. The age of the Mongol conquests;
2. Attack and defence in the late thirteenth century (c.1260-1320);
3. The fourteenth century : siege warfare at the start of a new age;
4. The age of Timur "the world conqueror" : the fourteenth century in the East;
5. The early fifteenth century : changing times;
6. The late fifteenth century, I : Britain, France, Central Europe and the Balkans;
7. The late fifteenth century,II : a "time of transition";
8. New weapons and new defences.

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Title: A History of the Early Medieval Siege c.450-1200 / A History of the Late Medieval Siege 1200-1500. in two volumes, First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: PURTON, Peter

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Boydell Press, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2009, ISBN:9781843834489 ...96: 2009

ISBN Number: 1843834480

ISBN Number 13: 9781843834489

Seller ID: 113163

Keywords: MILITARY MEDIEVAL SIEGE HISTORY EUROPEAN FORTS FOTRESSES SIEGES WAR WARS CASTLE CASTLES,