Battle Castles by Dan Snow

By Dan Snow

Sign up for TV's Dan Snow because the totally illustrated 'Battle Castles' brings to exciting lifestyles a cavalcade of medieval fortifications and the clashes that became empires to airborne dirt and dust and mortals into legends. Castles and their ruins nonetheless dominate the panorama and are a continuing reminder to united states of america time whilst violence, or the specter of it, used to be the norm. Dan Snow explores the world's maximum medieval castles: from Dover fort to Chateau Gaillard, Richard I's fort in Normandy, and Castillo de Gibalfaro, the final leading edge of Moorish rule in Spain, to Krak des Chevaliers in Syria - an mind-blowing feat of engineering through the Crusaders. every one castle's tale is dramatically stated: the construction options, the guns used and way of life in the partitions. Spanning the globe, and utilizing the most recent CGI reconstructions, Dan Snow will get to the very middle of the bloodshed and battles of the best fortresses of the center a long time.

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