Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare

Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare

by Dan Snow
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date: 27/09/2012

In this fully illustrated ebook, TV’s Dan Snow brings to life a cavalcade of medieval fortifications and allows the reader to experience the clashes up close. (Images best viewed on a tablet.)

Castles and their ruins still dominate the landscape and are a constant reminder to us of a time when the threat of violence was very real.

Dan Snow explores the world’s greatest castles including Dover Castle, Castillo de Gibalfaro, the last vanguard of Moorish rule in Spain, and Krak des Chevaliers in Syria – an astounding feat of engineering by the Crusaders.

Spanning the globe, and using the latest CGI reconstructions to explore the building and life of each castle, Dan Snow gets to the heart of the greatest fortresses of the Middle Ages.

General & world history
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
HarperCollins Publishers
Dan Snow

Dan Snow is an historian who has researched, written and presented several documentaries and appears regularly on the BBC's One Show as their "History Man".

His writing has appeared in The Times, the Sunday Times, the Guardian, the Daily Express and BBC History Magazine. Educated at the University of Oxford, he has joint British and Canadian citizenship.

Together they presented the BAFTA award-winning Battlefield Britain and wrote the accompanying bestselling book.

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