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Brian Delf (Illustrateur)
ISBN : 1841766054
Éditeur : Osprey Publishing (UK) (20/06/2003)
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Siege machinery first appeared in the West during the Carthaginian invasion of Sicily in the late-5th century BC, in the form of siege towers and battering rams. After a 50-year hiatus these weapons of war re-appeared in the Macedonian armies of Philip II and Alexander the Great, a period that saw the height of their development in the Ancient World. The experience of warfare with both the Carthaginians during the later-3rd century BC, and Philip V of Macedon during... >Voir plus
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RuniRuni   21 mai 2018
At any rate, sophisticated siege machinery first appeared in the classical world in the hands of the Carthaginians, a people who traced their ancestry back to the Middle East. In the closing years of the 5th century BC, they deployed wheeled siege towers and battering rams against a string of Greek town on Sicily. The experience prompted the ruler of neighbouring Syracuse, Dionysius I, to invest in his own siege-train, so he assembled a skilled workforce from all over Mediterranean world and, by the year 399 BC, he possessed siege towers and battering rams, along with another weapon destined to play an important role in siege warfare: the catapult.
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