By Rune Frederiksen,Mike Schnelle,Silke Muth,Peter Schneider,Peter Schneider
The papers have been awarded at a convention in Athens in December 2012, and so they all current fabric and talk about themes below seven headings that symbolize the main crucial subject matters within the examine of fortification in antiquity: the origins of fortification, actual atmosphere and development approach, functionality and semantics, old context, the fortification of areas and locally limited phenomena, the fortifications of Athens and new box research.
The e-book is quantity 2 within the new sequence Fokus Fortifikation reviews, created via the German established overseas study community Fokus Fortifikation. the themes integrated were pointed out by means of the community over many prior meetings and workshops as being crucial and as wanting learn and dialogue past the community participants. quantity 1 within the sequence, historic Fortifications: a compendium of conception and perform (Oxbow Books) also will seem in 2015 and jointly the 2 volumes deliver the sphere of fortification experiences updated and may be an important source for a few years to come.
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