The Art of the Catapult

The Art of the Catapult

Build Greek Ballistae, Roman Onagers, English Trebuchets, and More Ancient Artillery

Paperback - 2004
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Explores the history of siege warfare through the stories of Alexander the Great and his battle of Tyre; Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Third Crusade; pirate-turned-soldier John Crabbe and his ship-mounted catapults, and others. Includes directions for building the catalpults described.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2004.
ISBN: 9781556525261
1556525265
Characteristics: xvii, 172 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm.

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LadyHeaps
Mar 11, 2015

Quite an in-depth book on catapults through the ages. Not for the faint hearted.

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jibby012
Jan 28, 2013

hmmmmm.......... great!

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ZetaDrac
Aug 14, 2012

Interesting and has some nice drawings but not terribly detailed.

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theirshGENERAL
Aug 31, 2010

a nice and fun book for a rainy day

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jibby012 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 15

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