Ancient and Medieval Siege Weapons: A Fully Illustrated Guide to Siege Weapons and Tactics

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An instructional history of the development, construction, and use of siege weapons.

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There is something alluring about ancient methods of warfare that have been made obsolete by this modern era of computers and machines. Before the days of tanks and machine guns, there were scaling ladders, battering rams, siege towers, throwing machines, bores, and catapults. Weapons such as these symbolize power, protection, control, and defiance.
In the centuries when siege warfare was employed, dominance by any group over a certain area was dependent upon their control over the land. To completely subdue an occupied territory one had to seize every fortress and castle in it. During the medieval period significant advancements were made in siege warfare, weapons, tactics, and stratagems.
In Ancient and Medieval Siege Weapons, author Konstantin Nossov covers the development of all types of weapons that were used in this time period. The tables, charts, and illustrations throughout the book aid the reader in understanding how these weapons were constructed, how they were used, and how they were adjusted to better fit the needs of the warriors.

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Konstantin Nossov received his PhD from the Moscow State University in Russia. He is an advisor on arms, armor, and warfare, and he is the author of numerous books and articles on ancient and medieval military history. He has traveled extensively in Europe, North Africa, Asia Minor, and the Far East.

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