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Fortification (6,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Fortifications are military constructions or buildings designed for the defense of territories in warfare, and also used to solidify rule in a region during
Pataliputra (1,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
but stone fortifications have not been found. Kumhrar Bulandi Bagh Agam Kuan Goalghar Gurudwara at Gayeghat Pataliputra as a capital of the Haryanka
Washington Naval Treaty (2,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prohibited Britain, Japan, and the United States from constructing any fortifications or naval bases in the Pacific Ocean. That was a significant victory
Defensive wall (2,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A defensive wall is a fortification used to protect a city, town or other settlement from potential aggressors. In ancient to modern times, they were
Fort Livingstone (Saskatchewan) (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
outpost in Northwest Territories, Canada. The outpost briefly served as the capital city for North-West Territories government for the years of 1874 to 1876
Coastal artillery (2,454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with operating anti-ship artillery or fixed gun batteries in coastal fortifications. From the Middle Ages until World War II, coastal artillery and naval
Hammershus (546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hammershus is Scandinavia's largest medieval fortification, situated 74 metres (243 ft) above sea level on Hammeren, the northern tip of the Danish island
CFB Griesbach (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2018. Part of the land was purchased from Canada Lands in 2003 by the Capital Care Group, and is now used as a long-term care centre - the Kipnes Centre
Trilj (633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the south and the approach to the provincial capital at Salona. Čačvina Castle is a fortification that guarded approach from Bosnia during the wars
Russell Offices (127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
building. Australian-American Memorial "RUSSELL OFFICES, AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY" (PDF). Australian Government, Department of Defence. 1 October
Barbette (2,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Barbettes are several types of gun emplacement in terrestrial fortifications or on naval ships. In recent naval usage, a 'barbette' is a protective
Caravia (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
found a prehistoric fortification in his first dig, located two kilometers from the sea at an altitude of 380 m. This fortification had a perimeter of
Indre By (1,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
land was used for parks and green areas. Dismantling the fortifications and moving the capital area’s defenses further out from the city also allowed the
Orestias (312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman emperor Hadrian expanded the town into a city, gave it a strong fortification and renamed it to Hadrianopolis. However the name Orestias for the city
Meydancık Castle (472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dynasty of Egypt and later that of the Seleucid Empire. The plan of the fortification is roughly rectangular, with the longer dimension oriented along a north-south
Moat (2,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
either dry or filled with water, that is dug and surrounds a castle, fortification, building or town, historically to provide it with a preliminary line
Siege (9,818 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the capital of the Byzantine Empire, were broken through in just six weeks by the 62 cannons of Mehmed II's army. However, new fortifications, designed
Suomenlinna (2,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fort style of fortification, albeit adapted to a group of rocky islands. In addition to the island fortress itself, seafacing fortifications on the mainland
In-Gall (1,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
500. During the Tuareg insurgency of the 1990s, InGall was a prime fortification of the Niger armed forces, and when peace was concluded in 2000 the
Dacian fortress of Căpâlna (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Orăștie Mountains; the wall being the typical murus Dacicus. Outside the fortification three defensive ditches were found. During excavations from 1982 - 1983
Acajutiba (377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in founding in 1637, the settlement, which then evolved to a small fortification which became known as Fort Hoop, according to van Houtte, in honor of
Fort Rosalie (455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
establishing the Mississippi Territory with Natchez as its first territorial capital. The U.S. abandoned the fort in 1804. The city of Natchez traces its origin
Bratislava fortifications (2,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bratislava fortifications usually refers to the medieval city fortifications of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, of which one gate and two sections
Pechersk Lavra fortification (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
built for the protection of the Cave Monastery in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The fortification around the monastery first arouse at the end of the 12th
Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst (2,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
well as the first military fortification on the island while under control of France as well as the first military fortification on the island while under
Anastasian Wall (541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Τείχη τῆς Θράκης, Turkish: Uzun Duvar) is an ancient stone and turf fortification located 64 km (40 mi) west of Istanbul, Turkey built by the Byzantines
Kouniakary (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population of 8135. In 1855, El Hadj Umar Tall constructed a tata (fortification) at Koniakari to protect against the soldiers of French Colonel Louis
South-Eastern Finland fortification system (891 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Finland built by Russia in the 1790s. The purpose of the fortification system was to protect the capital of the Russian Empire, Saint Petersburg, from a possible
Samuel's Fortress, Ohrid (189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was contended that this fortress was built on the place of an earlier fortification, dated to the 4th century BC, which was probably built by King Philip
Fort DeRussy (Washington, D.C.) (270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Fort DeRussy was an American Civil War-era fortification constructed in 1861 on a hilltop along the west bank of Rock Creek within Washington, D.C., as
Fort Cooper State Park (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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Copenhagen Municipality (1,074 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
originally defined by the old ramparts, which are still referred to as the Fortification Ring (Fæstningsringen) and kept as a partial green band around it. In
Great Wall of China (6,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, rammed earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west
Damghan (1,793 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is in fact the oldest tile work in Islamic architecture. Walls or fortifications and battlements have survived in many parts in Damghan. As mentioned
Scarborough, Tobago (363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The City Skyline is dominated by Fort King George, an 18th-century fortification named after King George III which now hosts a historic/archaeologic
Ravensburg (1,500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
intact, including three town gates and over 10 towers of the medieval fortification. "The all-white Mehlsack (Flour Sacks) is a tower marking the Altstadt’s
Rzemień, Podkarpackie Voivodeship (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
an interesting example of early fortification, a tall square building, with 2 meter thick walls. The fortification is said to have been built by Stanisław
Old Fort of Zanzibar (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also known as the Arab Fort and by other names, is a fortification located in Stone Town, the capital of Zanzibar. It is the oldest building and a major
Shaniwar Wada (1,661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shaniwarwada (Śanivāravāḍā) is a historical fortification in the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. Built in 1732, it was the seat of the Peshwas of
Gangaikonda Cholapuram (2,589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
architectural treatises to suit the needs of a capital. The city seems to have had two fortifications, one inner and the other outer. The outer was probably
Tas-Silġ (1,085 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about ancient site. For 19th century fortification, see Fort Tas-Silġ. Tas-Silġ is a rounded hilltop overlooking Marsaxlokk Bay, Malta
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort (1,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tiruchirappalli Rockfort is a historic fortification and temple complex built on an ancient rock. It is located in the city of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil
Kronborg (2,252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
5 mi) wide, hence the strategic importance of maintaining a coastal fortification at this location commanding one of the few outlets of the Baltic Sea
Cēsis (785 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vends. The 18-metre-high (59.06 ft) mound with its partly preserved fortification system can still be seen in the Castle Park. This settlement was located
Sich (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
encampment, or of building a fortification with the trees that have been chopped down. The Zaporizhian Sich was the fortified capital of the Zaporozhian Cossacks
Peter the Great's Naval Fortress (699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tallinn-Porkkala defence station was a Russian fortification line, which aimed to block access to the Russian capital Saint Petersburg via the sea. The plans
Battle of Alesia (4,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
being admitted to his fortification. Meanwhile, the relief force arrived and encamped on a hill one mile from the Roman fortification. The next day they
Floriana Lines (2,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tal-Furjana) are a line of fortifications in Floriana, Malta, which surround the fortifications of Valletta and form the capital city's outer defences. Construction
Astana (5,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Akmolinsky prikaz (Russian: Акмолинский приказ), it served as a defensive fortification for the Siberian Cossacks. In 1832 the settlement was granted a town
Andriantsimitoviaminiandriana Andriandrazaka (1,448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Avaradrano without taking the title of king. He declared Ambohimanga the capital of the region, building numerous structures on the site and adding its
Fernão Nunes (252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
construction of massive fortification works, watch towers and security walls. From his notes it is known that the expansion of the regal capital limits happened
Siege of El Arish (437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
same time, Reynier and his forces were in Katieh Fort, finishing their fortification. February 8, 1799: Reynier's division reached Masoodiah, where French
Pliska (2,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of 21.8 km² and was surrounded by earthen ramparts. A smaller stone fortification was built inside these ramparts and this contained a palace and buildings
Nădlac (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dacian-Romans. Throughout times Nădlac, a castle with wooden and soil fortification, was invaded by the Tartars, was held by János Hunyadi, and was donated
Barricade (779 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adopted as a military term, a barricade denotes any improvised field fortification, such as on city streets during urban warfare. Barricades also include
Nakhal Fort (555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nakhal Fort (Arabic: قلعة نخل‎‎ Qalʿa Nakhal) is a large fortification in the Al Batinah Region of Oman. It is named after the Wilayah of Nakhal. The
Viluppuram district (1,523 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Gingee. Most of the structures, fortification walls and temples were built during this period. The fortifications and defenses were further strengthened
Aalborghus (349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
built by King Christian III from 1539 to around 1555 initially as a fortification. Soon it became the seat of the king's provincial governors in Northern
Kärnäkoski Fortress (899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was part of a larger South-Eastern Finland fortification system built to protect Saint Petersburg, the capital of Russian Empire. After the Russo-Swedish
Jaugada (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D. Beglar's description during the later 19th century of the extant fortification towers and moat ("The walls had towers, also of earth, at each of the
Madaba (1,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The most visible feature of this area is a 7.5-meter-wide (25 ft) fortification wall built sometime in the 9th century BC, with subsequent rebuilds
Karafuto Fortress (476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karafuto fortification installations, and the Karafuto detachment of Japanese forces, the 88th Division. The headquarters was in Toyohara, capital of the
Presidio (1,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A presidio (from the Spanish, presidio, meaning "jail" or "fortification") is a fortified base established by the Spanish in areas under their control
Fort de Châtillon (Paris) (795 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Prussian advance on the capital and was the scene of violent combat. After the war the site was selected for further fortification as part of the Séré de
Fort Stanton (Washington, D.C.) (3,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
fort in New Mexico, see Fort Stanton. Fort Stanton was a Civil War-era fortification constructed in the hills above Anacostia in the District of Columbia
Sisupalgarh (830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are a ruined fortification in Khurda District in Odisha, India. It is one of the largest and best preserved early historic fortification in India.
Monte Titano (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient towers named Guaita, Cesta and Montale, with triple fortifications that enclose the capital city. Each tower in turn has a metal vane fixed on it which
Fort Geldria (922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
protected by a garrison of 80 to 90 men, Fort Geldria was the only fortification in the Indian empire; all other positions of the Dutch Company were
Lalbagh Fort (1,336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
structures. The southern fortification wall has a huge bastion in the southwestern corner. On the north of the south fortification wall were the utility
Santa Margherita Lines (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Firenzuola Lines (Maltese: Is-Swar ta' Firenzuola), are a line of fortifications in Cospicua, Malta. They were built in the 17th and 18th centuries to
Aguino (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the chapel of San Antonio and Alba Castle (a 13th-century medieval fortification) are worthy of note. Coordinates: 43°06′00″N 6°16′00″W / 43.1°N 6
Spycimierz (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from Łęczyca to Kalisz. The gord was ring-shaped, with wood and earth fortification, topped by a wooden palisade. Here, Duke Boleslaw Krzywousty imprisoned
Androusa (456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contain evidence of its Byzantine past: Ruins of a medieval castle fortification (formerly known as the Castle of Druges): commenced by William II of
Surkotada (1,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
antecedent culture. They built a citadel with mud-brick and mud-lump fortification with a rubble veneer of five to eight courses over a raised platform
Fortifications of Paris in the 19th and 20th centuries (1,721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Paris in the 19th and 20th centuries comprise: The Thiers Wall, surrounding the city of Paris, and farther from the city, The detached
Fort Foster (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the best and strongest field fortifications ever erected against Indians." Fort Foster was a strategic fortification built for the protection of the
Medun (1,200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortification date from different periods. It was referred to later, in the 7th century, by the Ravenna Geographer. The medieval fortification had
Siege of Bilär (231 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
thousands. After the battle of Samara Bend the Bolghars renovated all fortification of Bilär, the city was encircled with the third 11-kilometre-long wall
Van Fortress (659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Urartian capital during the 9th century which was centered upon the steep-sided bluff where the fortress now sits. A number of similar fortifications were
American Solidarity Party (1,947 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
residing in the United States and "oppose[s] the militarization and fortification of our national borders". With regard to healthcare, the ASP advocates
Koprivnica (897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
under the influence of Varaždin. During the construction of Renaissance fortification in the second half of the 16th century Koprivnica was the centre of
Vijayanagara metropolitan area (1,027 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortifications before reaching the gates of the royal palace. The areas between the first and second and between the second and third fortification was
Investment (military) (890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
introduced. A circumvallation is a line of fortifications, built by the attackers around the besieged fortification facing towards an enemy fort (to protect
Wat's Dyke (569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
place the building of the dyke in the era of the post-Roman kingdom whose capital was at Wroxeter (just south of modern-day Shrewsbury) about 10 miles to
White Tower of Thessaloniki (1,519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
city of Thessaloniki, capital of the region of Macedonia in northern Greece. The present tower replaced an old Byzantine fortification, known to have been
Allinge-Sandvig (311 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1831-33. The Hammershus fortress, Northern Europe's largest medieval fortification dating from 13th century is located northwest of Allinge, near the Hammeren
Alcalá de Henares (3,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arabic word al-qal'a القلعة for fortification or citadel). The Latin name, Complutum, is sometimes used. The city is the capital of its namesake region, Comarca
Fort Sainte Anne (Nova Scotia) (270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hertel de Rouville and others established Fort Dauphin in 1713 as the capital of Ile Royale, prior to the establishment of Louisbourg. (Hertel led the
Burh (1,460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
burh (Old English pronunciation: [ˈburx]) or burg was an Old English fortification or fortified settlement. In the 9th century, raids and invasions by
Linguère Department (208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it was estimated to be 214,883. By 2013 it had grown to 241,898. Fortification of Alboury Ndiaye at Yang-Yang The Ruins of the Faidherbe Military Post
Dragovit (208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the influence of Christian missionaries among his people. His capital was a fortification known as civitas Dragowiti (City of Dragovit). Its location is
Uście Solne (386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
village near the confluence of the Raba and the Vistula. Traces of earth fortification, which protected salt warehouses, are still visible. Uście Solne prospered
Medieval City of Vijayanagara (2,528 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with people from different nationalities between this fortification and the palace. The capital city of the Vijayanagara Empire was founded on the banks
Ljubljana Castle (945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
first Ljubljana Castle is believed to have been a wooden and stone fortification built in the 11th century. The oldest written mention of Ljubljana Castle
Jaca (734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
surrounding the 11th-century Romanesque Jaca Cathedral. The Jaca citadel, a fortification dating to the late 16th century, is home to a colony of rock sparrows
Călinești-Oaș (776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
9th centuries BC. The fortification consisted of an earthen mound and strengthened with large stone blocks. The fortification dates from the Early Iron
Fort Vijf Sinnen (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a fortification made by the Dutch East India Company in Nagapattinam, then part of Dutch Coromandel (1610-1798), now Tamil Nadu. The fortification, also
Fosca, Cundinamarca (240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buchipa indigenous tribe. The Muisca, living north from the area, had a fortification of guecha warriors stationed in Fosca to defend themselves from the
Angali Rural District (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Moxī (< mox 'palm tree'). Qa:le Soxte: (< qal`e-ye sūxté 'the burnt fortification'). Rəsa:mī (< * rostamī). Seylī (< * soheylī). Tolveī͜ (< tol 'mound
Národní (Prague) (197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
legií bridge with Jungmannovo náměstí. In medieval times, there were fortification walls. In the 1900s, the name of the avenue was Nové Aleje (New Avenue
Suomenlinna Church (287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
feature on the island of Iso Mustasaari surrounded on all sides by fortification works. Before the design and construction of the Orthodox church plans
Tyrol (state) (998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Scharnitz is today. The Porta Claudia, built in the early 17th century is a fortification that underlines the importance of the road in the Early Modern Period
Vercingetorix (1,573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Caesar built another outer fortification against the expected relief armies (resulting in a doughnut-shaped fortification). The relief came in insufficient
Fredericia (467 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who was finally able to complete the plans for the fortification, also adding a flank fortification on nearby Bers Odde as suggested by Danish Imperial
Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam (499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
capital city. They settled in Fort Saint Angelo, which served as both a fortification and as a palace. The city was fortified and eventually Auberges for
GBU-28 (1,113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Baghdad. The al-Taji Airbase, located 15 mi (27.4 km) northwest of the Iraqi capital, had been hit at least three times by GBU-27/Bs from F-117 Nighthawks,
Canjáyar (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Al-Idrisi. The 10th century Qansayar mentioned that it had a defensive fortification. Later, in the 14th and 15th centuries, Canjáyar enjoyed a prosperous
Darab County (317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nothing, however, remains to fix the date or explain the history of the fortification. Another monument in the vicinity is a gigantic bas-relief, carved on
Fort Neuf de Vincennes (269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of seventeen forts built as part of the Thiers Wall fortifications for the defense of the capital. During the Siege of Paris (1870–1871) the fort was
Armazi stele of Vespasian (230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
near Mtskheta, in the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Iberia. The stele memorialises reinforcement of fortification of Armazi walls by Emperor Vespasian
Fortifications of Valletta (4,145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortifications of Valletta (Maltese: Is-Swar tal-Belt Valletta) are a series of defensive walls and other fortifications which surround the capital city
Rajgir (1,864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defined by an earthen embankment (the Inner Fortification), with which is associated the Outer Fortification, a complex of cyclopean walls that runs (with
Dudley Castle (2,414 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dudley Castle is a ruined fortification in the town of Dudley, West Midlands, England. Originally a wooden motte and bailey castle built soon after the
1177 in Ireland (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hospitallers) Hugh de Lacy, Lord of Meath, built a motte-and-bailey fortification at Clonard, County Meath. It is still a well-known landmark in the village
York Castle (6,176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suffered a tumultuous early history before developing into a major fortification with extensive water defences. After a major explosion in 1684 rendered
Steinfurt (3,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Steinfurt is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Steinfurt. Steinfurt is situated north-west of Münster
Médina Yoro Foulah Department (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Koulinto Arrondissement of Niaming: Niaming Dinguiraye (Kolda) Kéréwane Fortification of Moussa Molo Baldé at Ndorna Tomb of Coumba Oudé at Soulabaly Hamdallahi
Sédhiou Department (108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sansamba Bémet Bidjini Arrondissement de Djiredji Djiredji Bambaly Fortification of Fodé Kaba Doumbouya at Sédhiou Fort Pinet-Laprade, town of Sédhiou
Prague (9,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Prag) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is the 14th largest city in the European Union. It is also the historical capital of Bohemia
Fort Magruder (1,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
earthen fortification straddling the road between Yorktown and Williamsburg, Virginia, just outside the latter city (and former Virginia state capital) during
Shujabad (579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Durrani's rule. He founded the Shujabad city in 1750 and built the fortification wall between 1767 and 1772. He died in 1775 Ad and was buried outside
Josef Schnitter (647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
designing the pontoon bridges used in the crossing of the Danube and the fortification equipment employed by the Russians in the Siege of Plevna. Schnitter
Fortifications of New Netherland (1,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Netherland. The first settlers landed on Noten Island in 1624 and began the fortification and population of the colony. The names Fort Nassau and Fort Orange
Fort Howe (1,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from further American raids. The 18th and 19th century British Army fortification is built in present-day New Brunswick, at the mouth of the St. John
Puerta de Alcalá (621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
("Alcalá Gate" or "Citadel Gate" (from the Arabic word al-qal'a القلعة for fortification or citadel)) is a Neo-classical monument in the Plaza de la Independencia
Newcastle, Saint Kitts and Nevis (150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
One building that was demolished was an early (17th century) colonial fortification called the Newcastle Redoubt. ORDNANCE SURVEY, GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED
Veliki Preslav (1,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic settlement until its fortification at the beginning of the 9th century. The proximity to the then Bulgarian capital of Pliska led to the fast development
Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
when the city was founded. Charles would construct the first permanent fortification in the city, doing so on that same island. As he had been a vassal also
Fort Stikine (2,999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Stikine was a fur trade post and fortification in what is now the Alaska Panhandle, at the site of the present-day of Wrangell, Alaska, United States
Hanau (1,530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
town – larger than the old one – was protected by a then very modern fortification in Baroque-style which proved a big asset only a few years later in
Lori Fortress (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Province, Armenia. The fortress was built by David Anhoghin to become the capital of Kingdom of Tashir-Dzoraget in 1065. Holding, Nicholas (2006). Armenia:
Bruck an der Leitha (523 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
only ten miles northeast of Bruck at The Amber Road. In Bruck a Roman fortification is said to have been at the place of "Schloss Prugg" (castle of Duke
Fort Tenoxtitlán (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by Mexico in 1830 in what later became Burleson County, Texas. The fortification was in accordance with the Law of April 6, 1830, to deter colonization
Colonia del Sacramento (1,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was enclosed by a fortification wall across the peninsula in the site of present-day Calle Ituzaingó. Most of the fortification wall was removed in
Battle of Jacob's Ford (1,736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on its territory. The king and his Crusaders theorized that such a fortification could protect Jerusalem from a northern invasion and put pressure on
Theodore I Palaiologos (810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ottomans. The new alliance was accompanied by a decision to build a fortification wall across the Isthmus of Corinth. The military genius of Theodore
Prince of Tarnovo (391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
throne. Tarnovo (Veliko Tarnovo) was an old Bulgarian capital and the strongest Bulgarian fortification of the Middle Ages between the 12th and 14th century
Mérida, Spain (1,103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pedestrians, and the longest of all existing Roman bridges. Annexed is a fortification (the Alcazaba), built by the Muslim emir Abd ar-Rahman II in 835 on
Kungahälla (696 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Municipality in Västra Götaland County in Sweden. It is the site of the former fortification at Ragnhildsholmen (Borgen pa Ragnhildsholmen). The Norwegian Kings'
Nabopolassar (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
itself was enlarged and surrounded by a double enceinte, or line of fortification, consisting of towered and moated fortress walls. The first mention
Unter den Linden (761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
character, the area around present-day Bebelplatz was integrated into the fortification of Berlin in the aftermath of the Thirty Years' War, visible until today
Castle Hill (325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
North Downs near Folkestone, Kent Castle Hill, Hampshire, Iron Age fortification the New Forest in Hampshire Castle Hill, Huddersfield, in the county
Landshut (1,306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Duke of Bavaria ordered to upgrade Trausnitz Castle from a gothic fortification into a renaissance complex when he lived in Landshut as crown prince
Fortifications of Bucharest (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Bucharest are a ring of eighteen fortifications built in late 19th century that surround Bucharest, the capital of Romania. A report
Fort d'Aubervilliers (619 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the first ring of Paris fortifications outside the old city walls built by Adolphe Thiers in the 1840s to defend the capital against invasion and to control
Victoria Lines (1,970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
network of linear fortifications known collectively as the Victoria Lines, that cut across the width of the island north of the old capital of Mdina, was
Walls of Nicosia (978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Renaissance, and this was due to its fortifications as well as the urban life within the city. The first fortification in Nicosia was a castle built in
Aden (3,878 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
building large structures, there seems to have been little fortification at this stage. Fortifications at Mareb and other places in Yemen and the Hadhramaut
Gun turret (6,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a self-contained protective position which is situated on top of a fortification or defensive wall as opposed to rising directly from the ground, in
Oxford Castle (2,714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
moat. There has been debate as to whether there was an earlier English fortification on the site, but whilst there is archaeological evidence of earlier
Mühlhausen (4,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
churches, several patricians’ houses and a nearly completely preserved fortification. Johann Sebastian Bach worked as the city's organist in 1707/08. The
Ruse, Bulgaria (4,603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tower is built there on the remains of Leventtabia, a former Turkish fortification. Ruse has a continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb)
History of Jaipur (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
were allotted to the public. In order to ensure the security, huge fortification walls were made along with seven strong gates. According to that time
Cagliari (10,155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a Byzantine basilica, three Pisan-era towers and a strong system of fortification that made the town the core of Spanish Habsburg imperial power in the
Yapahuwa (496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brahmi script inscription. At the southern base of the rock there is a fortification with two moats and ramparts. In this enclosure there are the remains
Fortifications of Senglea (1,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Senglea (Maltese: Is-Swar tal-Isla) are a series of defensive walls and other fortifications which surround the city of Senglea,
Fort Washington Park (4,420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fundamental rule in the art of fortifications—the fort must suit its site." When completed, it was the only fortification on the Potomac River. Perpendicular
Walls of Amsterdam (2,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
replaced with the Defence Line of Amsterdam (Stelling van Amsterdam), a fortification line which encircled Amsterdam at a distance from the city. Remains
Spychowo (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Teutonic Order, following the medieval conquest of Old Prussia, built a fortification at the place of an Old Prussian settlement. The village was a favorite
Chang'an (8,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
area to be known as Chang'an included the area inside the Ming Xi'an fortification, plus some small areas to its east and west, and a major part of its
Milton Blockhouse (1,338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Milton Blockhouse was an artillery fortification constructed as part of Henry VIII's Device plan of 1539, in response to fears of an imminent invasion
Borders of the Roman Empire (846 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
man-made fortifications which separated the lands of the empire from the "barbarian" countries beyond. A limes was a border fortification system
Mannerheim Line (2,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Finnish: Mannerheim-linja, Swedish: Mannerheimlinjen) was a defensive fortification line on the Karelian Isthmus built by Finland against the Soviet Union
Chagres and Fort San Lorenzo (1,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
built Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo—description of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Nuevo Chagres—the capital of Chagres
Teotenango (2,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred, divine, authentic or original), “tenamitl” (wall, fence or fortification) and “co” (place or in) which lends itself to different translations
History of Munich (2,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
later in 1175 Munich was officially granted city status and received fortification. In 1180, with the trial of Henry the Lion, Otto I Wittelsbach became
Okazaki Castle (647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known as "Tatsu-jō " (龍城?). Saigo Tsugiyori built an earthen-walled fortification in the Myodaiji area of Okazaki, near the present castle in 1455. Matsudaira
Old Ahmedabad (1,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
transferred capital from Ahmedabad to Muhammadabad from 1484 to 1535 but carried out second fortification of the city. Later Ahmedabad again became capital of
History of Copenhagen (2,976 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christian IV's death in 1648, Copenhagen had become Denmark's principal fortification and naval port, and the town formed a framework for the administration
Piraeus (4,949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient Greek historian Thucydides, in 493 BC, Themistocles initiated the fortification works in Piraeus and later advised the Athenians to take advantage of
Kanka, Uzbekistan (790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tashkent oasis. Kanka is the first capital of the Chach state, a small estate of Kanguy. Monumental fortification walls with towers surround the huge
Borken, North Rhine-Westphalia (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Isenberg-Limburg. Fortification of the city with walls and towers was first noted in 1391. In the last years of the Holy Roman Empire (1803–06) it was the capital of
Josiah Snelling (1,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant Colonel Henry Leavenworth was originally chosen to locate the fortification at the mouth of the St. Peter's River (the prior name of the Minnesota
Ahichchhatra (2,933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Uttar Pradesh, India. The excavations have brought to life a brick fortification and continuity of occupation from a period before 600 BCE to 1100 CE
Arnedo (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
here in the 2nd century BC replacing the Celtiberians, built here a fortification to defend the hill, which commanded an important communication hub.
Daugavpils fortress (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortress in Daugavpils, Latvia. It is the only early 19th century military fortification of its kind in Northern Europe that has been preserved without significant
Methoni Castle (911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Castle of Methoni is a medieval fortification in the port town of Methoni, Messenia, in southwestern Greece. The castle of Methoni occupies the whole
Missolonghi (1,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pleuron, was one of the most important towns in Aitolia. Its monumental fortification comprised thirty towers and seven gates. The remains of the theatre
Aldborough, North Yorkshire (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mentioned in the Domesday Book as Burgh (Old English burh 'ancient fortification'). By 1145 the prefix ald (old) had been added. Aldborough lost much
Bokalce Castle (366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gradaščica River. As early as the 12th century, the site was occupied by a fortification belonging to the noble Eghk family. From 1580 to the first half of the
Amman Citadel (1,204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Hercules, a Byzantine church, and the Umayyad Palace. Though the fortification walls enclose the heart of the site, the ancient periods of occupation
Črnuče (476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
past the German name was Tschernutsch. The remains of a prehistoric fortification with embankments was discovered at Tabor Hill (370 m), testifying to
Bank of Mauritius Tower (313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
May 2006. The 22-storey building towers over the Citadel (a hill-top fortification in Port Louis) and is constructed in an area where highrises were once
Saarlouis (927 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fell to France. In 1680, Louis XIV of France gave order to build a fortification (to defend the new French Eastern frontier) on the banks of the river
Chunian (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The present city is more than 500 years old. Some parts of the city fortification and several of its gates still exist. The city is built on a mound thought
Architecture of the Philippines (5,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Manila, The capital of the Philippines. Kuta Wato/Kota Bato: Literally translates to "stone fort" the first known stone fortification in the country
Fortifications of Malta (6,349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
these survive today. By the late medieval period, the main fortifications on Malta were the capital Mdina, the Cittadella on Gozo, the Castrum Maris and a
Nadgorica (321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nadgorica was first mentioned in written sources in 1300. A prehistoric fortification is believed to have stood on Soteska Hill, testifying to early settlement
Kayes (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Falls, 100 km (62 mi) to the southeast on the Senegal river The tata (fortification) of Koniakari, constructed by El Hadj Umar Tall, 70 km (43 mi) to the
Alytus (1,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
modern times converted to a Catholic church). However, despite the fortification effort by the Russians, during World War I the Central Powers managed
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (3,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pico Isabel de Torres, a 793 meter high mountain within the city. The fortification Fortaleza San Felipe, which was built in the 16th century and served
Sokoto (2,549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
features of any modern city including roads, bridges, market, ganuwa (fortification round centers of town) and as well as administrative and commercial
Casa Blanca (San Juan) (449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the historic colonial section of the capital of Puerto Rico. Built in 1521, it served as the first fortification of the San Juan islet. It was the residence
County of Luxemburg (1,135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
etymology of the word Luxembourg is a derivation of the word Letze, meaning fortification,[citation needed] which might have referred to either the remains of
Spanish Fort (Yap) (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
island of Yap. Only foundational remnants of the 19th-century Spanish fortification survive, on a property now occupied by the local government. The site
Talgar (1,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
river valley it became the capital of an economically and geographically important territory. After a Cossack fortification, Vernoye, was established
Badami (2,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
boulder in Badami records the fortification of the hill above "Vatapi" in 544. Pulakeshin's choice of this location for his capital was no doubt dedicated by
Roath (715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brythonic word for ramparts, cognate with the Irish word ráth (earthwork, fortification), the latinised form of this word (Ratae) appears elsewhere in Roman
Fortifications of Birgu (1,720 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Birgu (Maltese: Is-Swar tal-Birgu) are a series of defensive walls and other fortifications which surround the city of Birgu, Malta
St. George's, Grenada (1,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
exterminated the island's native Carib population. In 1666, a wooden fortification was constructed by French colonists on a promontory overlooking Grenada's
Golden Gate, Kiev (938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ворота, Zoloti vorota) was the main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kiev, the capital of Kievan Rus'. It was named in imitation of the Golden Gate
Shivaji's forts (438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
information about his rule. The French missionary Father Fryer witnessed the fortifications of Gingee, Madras, built by Shivaji after its conquest, and appreciated
Camelot (3,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
continued until around 580. The works were by far the largest known fortification of the period, double the size of comparative caers and with Mediterranean
Public duties (958 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
permanent guard at the Amalienborg Palace, Kastellet (part of the old fortification of Copenhagen), Rosenborg Castle/garrison of the Royal Life Guards in
Fort Zoutman (613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Zoutman (Dutch pronunciation: [fɔrt ˈsʌutmɑn]) is a military fortification at Oranjestad, Aruba. Built in 1798 by the Dutch army, it is the oldest
Srirangapatna (2,660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
goddess of Mysore; Control of the fort of Srirangapatna, the fortification nearest to the capital city of Mysore. Srirangapatna remained part of the Kingdom
Outline of Guernsey (913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
events of Guernsey German occupation of the Channel Islands German fortification of Guernsey Maritime history of the Channel Islands Culture of Guernsey
Capture of Belgrade (1739) (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ottoman Empire proposed a compromise in which only the former Ottoman fortification would be kept. Both sides agreed on the proposal and the treaty was
Chlemoutsi (2,806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Principality of Achaea as their main stronghold, and is perhaps the finest fortification of the early period of Frankish rule in Greece preserved in the country
Timeline of Zagreb (1,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
free city. 1261 - Gradec fortification walls constructed. 1368 - Population: 2,810. 1476 - Works begin on Kaptol fortification in August. Bishop Osvald
Kamuli District (336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
District". Uganda Travel Guide. Retrieved 12 May 2014.  Sugar As a Potential Vehicle for Vitamin A Fortification: Experience from Kamuli District in Uganda
Pemba Island (1,079 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
within easy reach by road from Chake-Chake. This is the only known early fortification on the whole Swahili Coast; it is dated to the fifteenth century.
Nioro du Rip Department (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wack Ngouna The total population in 2005 was estimated at 282,175. Fortification of Maba Diakhou Bâ at Nioro du Rip Mausoleum of Mame Diarra Bousso at
Brussels (11,977 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Gaugericus chapel. Charles would construct the first permanent fortification in the city, doing so on that same island. Lambert I of Leuven, Count
Father Le Loutre's War (9,738 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the area. Atlantic Canada witnessed more population movements, more fortification construction, and more troop allocations than ever before. Twenty-four
Qila Didar Singh (605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
however managed to convince the troops that the town was not in fact a fortification.[citation needed] In 1947, the year of Pakistan's independence from
Hampi (2,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
encompassed by seven lines of fortifications, which had many bastions and gateways. The seventh & the innermost fortification enclosed the main city and
Sandy Point Town (279 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles (Saint Kitts), which in turn was the colony's second largest fortification. Today, Sandy Point Town is an important industrial centre, manufacturing
Hrvatska Kostajnica (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kostajnica became a fortification (kaštel) that was built as a protection against invading Turks. The owners of the fortification were members of the
Bástya sétány (168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
style of the alleys were changed, these were no longer part of the fortification structure. Western part was afforested, then opened for the public in
Saint Peter Port (832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey as well as the main port. The population in 2001 was 16,488. In Guernésiais and in French, historically the
Virginia Landmarks Register (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Seven Springs Farm Pittsylvania 071-5255 Staunton River Bridge Fortification Halifax 041-5276 at Fort Hill Stroubles Creek Site Montgomery 060-5042
Tushpa (1,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Main article: Van Fortress The fortress of Van is a massive stone fortification built by the ancient kingdom of Urartu and held from the 9th to 7th
Tambacounda Department (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tambacounda The building housing the Prefecture in Tambacounda Tata (fortification) of Maba at Ndoungoussine Wells and historic remais at Ndoungoussine
Fortaleza de São José da Amura (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Portugal. 5. p. 284.  and segments Cybriwsky, Roman Adrian (23 May 2013). Capital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture:
São Jorge Castle (1,858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
presence in the Tagus valley as far back as the 6th century BC. The first fortification was, presumably, erected in 48 BC, when Lisbon was classified as a Roman
Absalon (2,040 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sorø Abbey. He was granted lands by the crown, and built the first fortification of the city that evolved into modern-day Copenhagen. His titles were
Fort Foote (2,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
laid out in West Point instructor Dennis Mahan's A Treatise on Field Fortification, which said "As a field fort must rely entirely on its own strength
Graz (4,466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1619 in the person of Emperor Ferdinand II, who moved the capital to Vienna. New fortifications were built on the Schloßberg at the end of the 16th century
Battle of Sarmisegetusa (1,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the legions during the siege. They fled east, probably towards the fortification of Ranisstorum (the location of which is now lost), only to be caught
Teruel (1,104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
17th century in Baroque style. Castillo de Alambes, a 15th-century fortification built over the Arabic Alcazar. Casa El Torico, Casa Ferrán and Casa
Alalakh (1,341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reoccupied. The city contained palaces, temples, private houses and fortifications. Modern Antakya has developed near the site. The remains of Alalakh
Stockholm (9,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
although it may also be connected to an old German word (Stock) meaning fortification. The second part of the name (holm) means islet, and is thought to refer
Göttingen (5,641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
until about 1360, at which time it was incorporated within the town's fortification. It is likely the present city was founded between 1150 and 1180, although
Roman military frontiers and fortifications (1,917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman military borders and fortifications were part of a grand strategy of territorial defense in the Roman Empire, although this is a matter of debate
Dilbeek (776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Castle, was built in 1863 in Tudor-style on the ruins of a 14th-century fortification. One of the medieval towers, the Sint-Alenatoren, can still be seen
Gongsun Xu (276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
He built a splendid fortification at Yi (易), located on the northern bank of Yi river, called it Yijing (易京, meaning "Capital Yi"). He stored enough
Tagajō (564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
region and to protect colonists from western Japan. The fortification became the administrative capital of Mutsu province. The tsunami in 869 caused extensive
Warburg (3,277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freie Reichsstadt Warburg Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire Capital Warburg Government Republic Historical era Middle Ages  •  Old Town founded
Albert Barracks Wall (145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortification was built as a direct result of the Flagstaff War to reassure the Auckland population; at the time, the city was the capital of New
George Kendall (Jamestown council member) (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Kendall was apparently instrumental in the construction of the first fortification. He was still a member of the council on 22 June 1607 when the first
Suceava (4,939 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stephen the Great (1457-1504). The medieval castle was part of the fortification system built in Moldavia in the late 14th century, because of the emergence
Al Hajjarah (227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founded in the 12th century by the Sulaihids, and became an important fortification during the Ottoman occupation of Yemen, given the strategic importance
Cádiz (6,318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciations below) is a city and port in southwestern Spain. It is the capital of the province of Cádiz, one of eight which make up the autonomous community
Karaman (654 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Taurus Mountains, about 100 km (62 mi) south of Konya. It is the capital district of the Karaman Province. According to 2000 census, the population
Qazvin (1,933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and capital of the Province of Qazvin in Iran. Qazvin was an ancient capital in the Persian Empire and nowadays is known as the calligraphy capital of
University of Chicago Oriental Institute (1,307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
documenting artifacts stolen from the Iraq Museum in April 2003 Persepolis Fortification Archive Project The Oriental Institute: Fragments for a History of an
Qazvin (1,933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and capital of the Province of Qazvin in Iran. Qazvin was an ancient capital in the Persian Empire and nowadays is known as the calligraphy capital of
Rome (17,166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale) and the capital of Italy. Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,873,598 residents in 1
Hillfort (3,997 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bronze and Iron Ages. Some were used in the post-Roman period. The fortification usually follows the contours of a hill, consisting of one or more lines
Rajendra Chola I (2,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
whose walls were surrounded by sulli trees; Mannaikkadakkam whose fortification was unapproachable. Raja Raja Chola I conquered the northern
Boden Fortress (10,801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a modern fortress consisting of several major and minor forts and fortifications surrounding the city of Boden, Norrbotten, in northern Sweden. The fortress
Kran, Stara Zagora Province (911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortress is a descendant of an earlier Byzantine settlement and a fortification from the 7th–8th century. The castle's natural position atop a cliff
Melbourne, Derbyshire (1,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the existing royal manor house to form Melbourne Castle, though the fortification was never completed. Jean, duc de Bourbon, the most important French
Jerusalem (26,680 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
BCE) may be the earliest mention of the city. Nadav Na'aman argues its fortification as the centre of a kingdom dates to around the 18th century BCE. The
Golkonda (1,892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
massive fortification of granite extending around 5 km in circumference. It remained the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty until 1590 when the capital was
La Spezia (1,364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Niccolò Fieschi in 1262. In 1273 the Genoese destroyed it, and a new fortification, along with a new line of walls, was erected by the podesteria of La
Garðaríki (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic gord ("town") and English garden. Garðr refers to a wall or fortification but came to primarily mean what it contained. For the Germanic etymology
Pandavgad (1,129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
branching east from its southern angle. From a distance it appears a square fortification with natural escarpment of cut black stone. The fort can be reached
Middle Plantation (Virginia) (2,817 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Its growth was encouraged by the completion in 1634 of a continuous fortification, or palisade, across the peninsula a distance of about 6 miles (9.7 km)
Telavi (1,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century AD). Telavi is the only city in Georgia where four different fortification monuments from different historical periods remain relatively intact
Fortifications of Mdina (3,760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Mdina (Maltese: Is-Swar tal-Imdina) are a series of defensive walls which surround the former capital city of Mdina, Malta. The
Mossburn (660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
landing strips in World War 2. Mossburn lays claim to being the Deer Capital of New Zealand. This is based on the origins of the successful live deer
History of Kolkata (6,009 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta in English, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and is located in eastern India on the east bank of
Muisca Confederation (4,749 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ceramics and cotton displayed in the Museo del Oro in Bogotá, the ancient capital of the southern Muisca. The Muisca were a predominantly agricultural society
Eastern gate of Philippopolis (462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
visit in Philippopolis. Later, Emperor Marcus Aurelius started building fortification facilities in the region given the danger of Marcomannic invasion. As
Medina de Pomar (471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on the south-west corner of the city's walls. It is a 14th-century fortification erected during the reign of Henry II of Castile. Sanctuary of Nuestra
Beijing city fortifications (16,023 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is therefore often referred to as an ancient capital of five dynasties. It had an extensive fortification system, consisting of the Forbidden City, the
Citadel of Besançon (2,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
offers a magnificent view of the entire city and its surroundings. The fortification is well preserved. Today it is an important tourist site (over a quarter
Tell Yunatsite (1,914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expanding on the Mikov trench. They uncovered a medieval cemetery, a Roman fortification, two building levels from the Early Iron Age, a thick layer from the
Sirte (2,271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tripolitania after the fall of the Karamanli dynasty. It was around this fortification, which was taken over and repaired by the Italians in 1912, that the
Antalya Province (1,963 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The caves of Beldibi, Damlataş and Karain Hadrian's Gate, the Roman fortification and the clock tower in the city of Antalya itself. Also near the city
Munich (11,699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bridge. In 1175, Munich was officially granted city status and received fortification. In 1180, with the trial of Henry the Lion, Otto I Wittelsbach became
Aduatuci (1,102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
remains of a fortified Iron Age settlement, enclosing 13 hectares. The fortification was felt to match the description given by Caesar. Concentrations of
Battle of Plassey (7,356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
factories, allow the fortification of Calcutta and restoring former privileges. The Nawab withdrew his army back to his capital, Murshidabad. Concerned
Monastery of Sant Cugat (534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
housing the remains of St. Cucuphas (Catalan: Sant Cugat) to an annexed fortification. The monastery started to the expand its possessions from the 10th century
Shanhai Pass (1,023 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and the sea. In the late 16th century, Ming general Qi Jiguang began fortification and construction of a military city around the pass, building cities
Campus Martius (6,288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about the Field of Mars of ancient Rome. For the pioneer fortification at Marietta, Ohio, see Campus Martius (Ohio). For the park in Detroit
Sinop, Turkey (1,964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Turkish: Paşa Tabyası) is a half-moon coastal bastion, a semi-circular fortification, situated southeast of Sinop Peninsula. It was constructed to protect
Food industry (2,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Food and Bioprocess Technology Food chemistry Food engineering Food fortification Food grading Food microbiology Food packaging Food preservation Food
El Castillo (village) (1,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
El Castillo is built was initially established in 1673 as a Spanish fortification to defend against pirate attacks upon the city of Granada (which can
Ranisstorum (140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Roman fortification located east of Sarmizegetusa, the former capital of the old kingdom of Dacia. The exact location of this fortification is now lost
Qila-i-Kuhna Mosque (870 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
located inside Sher Shah Suri's fort, Purana Qila, which became his fortification after he won Delhi. It is one of the structures beside the Sher Mandal
Ashgabat (3,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ashgabat is a relatively young city, having been founded in 1881 as a fortification and named after the nearby settlement of Askhabad (lit. beloved city
Sofia (10,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Bulgarian: София, Sofiya,pronounced [ˈsɔfiə, ˈsɔfjə] ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. 1.26 million people live in the city and
Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1898), Royal Museum for Central Africa Fort de Shinkakasa – fortification on the Congo River near Boma Old cathedral "Our Lady of the
Debre Marqos (662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and tanks, had crushed the revolt by the end of May. A major Italian fortification was located in the city during the existence of Italian East Africa
Yoros Castle (839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposite shore sits an area called Rumeli Kavağı, which formerly held a fortification similar to Yoros Castle. (Anadolu and Rumeli were Ottoman terms for
Quebec City (6,776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
architecture, fortifications, affluent homes of masonry and shacks in the suburbs of Saint-Jean and Saint-Roch. Despite its urbanity and its status as capital, Quebec
Birgu (1,666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This included the construction of the Castle of St Angelo, a large fortification separated from the city by a narrow channel, instead of the ancient
Zafra (1,055 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divided the domains of Seville and Badajoz, and in 1030 a defensive fortification was constructed in the Castellar Mountains. This fort would be named
Archil Gelovani (1,027 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
later Chief Marshal of Engineering Troops, responsible for logistics, fortification and military infrastructure during and after World War II. He was tasked
Dunadd (830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promontory into historic times, and that receding sea levels left the fortification open to siege and seizure in the 6th to 7th centuries Originally
Siege of Godesberg (6,212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Cologne War (1583–1589). Seeking to wrest control of an important fortification, Bavarian and mercenary soldiers surrounded the Godesberg, and the village
Jelgava (1,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Livonian Order constructed the castle in Mitau on a natural island fortification (Pilssala) in 1265–1266. Using Mitau as a southern fortress, the German
Tacen (824 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
leading to Smlednik. A document dating from 1216 indicates there was a fortification on the hill. During the Middle Ages, adjacent Grmada Hill served as
Daulatabad, Maharashtra (2,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
established the power of the Yadava dynasty in the west. Most of the fortification has been constructed under the Bahmanis and the Nizam Shahs of Ahmadnagar
Arbon (3,822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parts of the castle on the peninsula was part of a Late Roman defensive fortification and developed into a medieval town in the first half of the thirteenth
Sibiu (4,293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
north side is the Council Tower, one of the city's symbols. This former fortification tower from the 13th century has been successively rebuilt over the years
Late Antiquity and Medieval sites in Kosovo (3,859 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
northeastern angles of the fortification walls, the small towers go up to four meters height. The inner space of the fortification has a total area of approximately
Koti Lingala (848 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the ancient Assaka (also Andhra or Ashmaka) mahajanapada. The mud fortification, protected by a stream on its east and the Godavari river on its west
Predazzo (849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the town to Passo Rolle, there is the Forte Dossaccio, Austrian fortification of First World War. The city of Predazzo is part of: Natural park, Parco
Castro, Chile (1,093 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
de Castro, Batería marítima de Castro and Fortín de Tauco. The last fortification is not located in Castro proper but a few kilometers south along Estero
Zafar, Yemen (1,692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to the north were once one fortification inside the city walls. Raydan South also was fortified and the ruined fortifications are best preserved here. Musnad
Veliko Tarnovo (2,757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tarnovgrad (Търновград), grew quickly to become the strongest Bulgarian fortification of the Middle Ages between the 12th and 14th centuries and the most
Artillery of the Nguyễn lords (1,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
smaller army and population from which to draw resources, but their fortification system and their superior artillery allowed them to repel attacks from
Kiev (11,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Pechersk. Kiev fortress is the 19th-century fortification buildings situated in Ukrainian capital Kiev, that once belonged to western Russian fortresses
Termez (1,225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
government to build a Russian fortress and garrison and a military border fortification, where the Amu Darya river port was built. In 1928 as part of the Soviet
Chambéry (1,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the House of Savoy. However, it quickly became obsolete as a serious fortification genuinely capable of resisting a siege. Due to constant French hostilities
Fort Gorazda (971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Montenegrin: Tvrđava Goražda/Тврђава Гораждa, German: Thurmfort Gorazda) is a fortification built by the Austro-Hungarian Empire near Kotor in Montenegro. The current
Fort Wool (2,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Wool was a seacoast fortification located in the mouth of Hampton Roads approximately one mile south of Fort Monroe. The island fortress was designed
Michele Cachia (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tigné 1792". Arx – International Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (1): 65.  Schiavone, Michael J. (2009). Dictionary of Maltese Biographies
Baghaberd (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodosius I showered him with great honors. Baghaberd became the last capital of the Syunik kingdom after the destruction of the nearby village of Kapan
Spanish Florida (5,891 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
captain Francis Drake plundered and burned St. Augustine, including a fortification that was under construction, while returning from raiding Santo Domingo
Fort Ino (408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
форт Николаевский) is an abandoned early 20th-century Russian coastal fortification situated on the northern shore of Neva Bay in the Gulf of Finland. The
Carme, Barcelona (1,129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and in contrast to the case of Puebla, Carme currently there are no fortification, but some elements that allow us to deduce the medieval past of the
Kassel (2,789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
successor states. Kassel was its capital and became a centre of Calvinist Protestantism in Germany. Strong fortifications were built to protect the Protestant
Dacian warfare (2,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dacian fortification using the "testudo". The Dacians constructed stone strongholds, davas, in the Carpathian Mountains in order to protect their capital Sarmizegetusa
Praia da Arrifana (483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
independent Kingdom of Algarve. The prince came to this fortification away from the then capital of Silves to devote himself to writing, thought and contemplation
Munger Fort (3,360 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strong military fortification. The fort was an impressive structure with massive gates, one of which had been a strong fortification with square towers
Bay Bulls, Newfoundland and Labrador (517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
just a few miles from the capital, St. John's. Bay Bulls first appears on a 1592 map drawn by Thomas Hood. Fortification of the harbour came in 1638
Salona (1,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Porta Caesarea was constructed using large regular stones primarily for fortification purposes. After eastern and western expansion had occurred, the gate
Hyksos (5,664 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and chariot, the composite bow, improved battle axes, and advanced fortification techniques. Because of these cultural advances, Hyksos rule became decisive
Sahiwal District (2,185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
continued in the 1930s. In 1946, Sir Mortimer Wheeler excavated the fortification walls and found the first pre-Indus Valley civilization (Kot Dijian)
Kingdom of Dambadeniya (1,573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brahmi script inscription. At the southern base of the rock there is a fortification with two moats and ramparts. In this enclosure there are the remains
FAB-5000 bomb (754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could hit-hard industrial and military facilities, marshaling yards and fortifications, without the usual scattering of medium-weight bombs. The first attempt
Cospicua (1,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
18th century it was known as Bormla, a name which is still in use. Its fortification walls, constructed to protect the town and its neighbours Birgu and
Gravesend Blockhouse (2,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gravesend Blockhouse was an artillery fortification constructed as part of Henry VIII's Device plan of 1539, in response to fears of an imminent invasion
Šentpavel (661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
area on Molnik Hill, west-southwest of the village, suggests that a fortification may have stood here in the past. South of the village is the ruin of
Zalog (Ljubljana) (599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
was Salloch. In the hamlet of Gradišče there are the remains of a fortification from Late Antiquity, testifying to early settlement in the area. Until
Persepolis (5,674 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Persepolis Fortification Archive tablets, but rather may have caused the eventual collapse of the upper part of the northern fortification wall that preserved
Żnin (1,268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Dietfurt". The area was known in Roman times, especially the nearby fortification of Biskupin, a Lusatian culture site known as the "Polish Pompeii".
Fortress of Luxembourg (7,367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fortress of Luxembourg refers to the former fortifications of Luxembourg City, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which were mostly dismantled
Castle Hill, Newfoundland and Labrador (1,200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Castle Hill is an area containing the remains of both French and British fortifications, overlooking the town of Placentia (French: Plaisance) in Newfoundland
Kissing Point Fortification (7,848 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kissing Point Fortification is a heritage-listed fortification at 38-40 Howitt Street, North Ward, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was designed
Almaty (5,107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founded the Bolshaya Almatinskaya Stanitsa (Cossack village) near the fortification. The inflow of migrants was increasing and led to construction of the
The International Stock Exchange (606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
responsive and innovative listing facility for international companies to raise capital from investors based around the globe. It offers a regulated marketplace
Salinas del Manzano (1,366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marshal Van Goebben responsible to the Carlist Army and in charge of the fortification of Cañete imposes the punishment of the delivery of 10 guns Faust Saiz
Butha-Buthe (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mountain to the north of the town, which King Moshoeshoe I used as his a fortification and headquarters from 1821 to 1823, during his war with the Zulu king
Uelzen (1,265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Middle Ages became an active member of the Hanseatic League. The town fortification, built in the 14th century, originally had 3 gates, a wall and a moat
Polička (1,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the outer side it was ten meters high. Outside of the town walls the fortification system was completed by a moat. 1421 was a critical year for Polička
Malwa Sultanate (1,167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
laid the foundation of the Mandu fort on the ruins of the original fortification. With him began the second and the classical phase of Malwa architecture
Ritopek (407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman times, Ritopek was called Tricornium (Latin for three-horned fortification) and had an important military camp Castra Tricornia. Its name originated
Cornovii (Midlands) (2,828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Somerset, south of Bristol. The Cadbury-Congresbury fortification is the only major fortification in Wales and "Dumnonia" to have produced reasonable
Niemcza (1,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lusatian culture fortified the so-called "city hill" and incorporated this fortification into their Silesian defence system. This fort was probably destroyed
Kareng Ghar (577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
disappeared over time. The Rangpur Palace was once surrounded by a brick fortification and an earthen fort (Garh) with dikes filled with water. There is a
Rokycany (1,663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
here for diplomatic talks with Emperor Henry V. In 1295 a stockade fortifications in Rokycany are mentioned (probably defending the district around the
Luxembourg (7,740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
quarters and fortifications was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 due to the exceptional preservation of the vast fortifications and the old
Ordos Loop (2,574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
valley had an advantage since the mountains to the east made a natural fortification and war horses were readily available from the northern grasslands.
Saalburg (2,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cohort Fort belonging to the Limes Germanicus, the Roman linear border fortification of the German provinces. The Saalburg, located just off the main road
Anuradhapura (2,747 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
அனுராதபுரம்) is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka and the capital of Anuradhapura District. Anuradhapura is
Guwahati (4,721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
military base for the Ahoms against external invasions. Due to extensive fortification ('Gorh') surrounding Pandu, it acts as a natural river harbour and is
Copenhagen (16,048 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Copenhagen (Danish: København [kʰøb̥m̩ˈhɑʊ̯ˀn] ( listen); Latin: Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. The city has a population of 763,908
Ranikot Fort (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
undertaken on the fort, particularly on the Sann Gate complex, the fortification wall extending south including the mosque and the small Meeri fort or
Hesaruiyeh (280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning "fort", "fence", "wall", or "barrier", and bārū (بارو) meaning "fortification". Ḩeşārū’īyeh served as the stronghold of the Ismailis, and is home
Paristrion (487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pereyaslavets/Ioannopolis. Sarakenopoulos and his subordinates engaged in major fortification activities in the region of the Dobruja over the next few years, where
Siege of Annapolis Royal (1744) (1,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the Nova Scotian capital. Le Loutre raised a force of 300 Mi'kmaq and Maliseet, and arrived before Annapolis Royal's main fortification, Fort Anne, on 12
Marsa, Malta (833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1798-1800" (PDF). Arx - Online Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (6): 36–37. Retrieved 25 June 2015.  "Marsa menqa regeneration plan
Gardoš (651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
through history. The hilly appearance is enhanced by the centuries of fortification of the Gardoš, mostly using stone from Belgrade's side of the Sava river
Achaemenid Empire (15,906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chancellory was Elamite. This is primarily attested in the Persepolis fortification and treasury tablets that reveal details of the day-to-day functioning
Port Royal (disambiguation) (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Habitation at Port-Royal. Port-Royal (Acadia) (1632-1710): a nearby fortification where the French built an unnamed Vauban earthwork with became Fort
Trnava (2,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(29 mi) to the north-east of Bratislava, on the Trnávka river. It is the capital of a kraj (Trnava Region) and of an okres (Trnava District). It is the
Viljandi (1,905 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
castle was one of the largest in the Baltic region. It was a major fortification of the Livonian Order and was appointed a commander from 1248. The fortress
Urban culture (989 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Weber in his book, The City, "there are five things that make a city: fortification, market, a law code, an association of urban citizenry creating a sense
Ancud (974 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
consequence of the Seven Years' War the Spanish authorities had the coastal fortification system of Chile updated and expanded. Inspired in the recommendations
Praevalitana (668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
area between Lake Skadar and modern Podgorica. They had their main fortification, called Metheon (known today as Medun), and very developed social and
Fort Zeelandia (Guyana) (651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the Dutch possession of the region, the fort was a vital defensive fortification strategically located at the mouth of the Essequibo River. From the
Walls of Constantinople (14,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
additions and modifications during their history, they were the last great fortification system of antiquity, and one of the most complex and elaborate systems
Kunar Province (2,821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
others.[citation needed] Archaeologists have dated to AD 800-1000 a fortification system overlooking a Muslim cemetery at Chaga Serai (near the Pech-Kunar
Banda Aceh (2,364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Significant support from the British in the region led the modernisation and fortification of the city, and while coastal areas were lost the Dutch underestimated
Port-Royal National Historic Site (2,229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the North Mountain range, they set about constructing a log stockade fortification called a "habitation." With assistance from members of the Mi'kmaq Nation
Fort Chambray (2,093 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
construction of a fortified town at Ras it-Tafal. The Commissioners of Fortifications and War recommended constructing this proposed fort in a 1722 report
Warsaw (14,698 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa [varˈʂava] ( listen); see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland. It stands on the Vistula River in east-central
Lines of Communication (London) (820 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
1642 and 1643 to protect the capital from attack by the Royalist armies of Charles I. In 1642 some basic fortifications were built, in the form of street
Mdina (2,557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Order settled in Birgu and Mdina lost its status as capital city. In the 1540s, the fortifications began to be upgraded during the magistracy of Juan de
Tongeren (1,828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
local capital, and is in generally the right area. If it is not Tongeren itself, the Aduatuca of the Eburones might be the ancient fortification of Caestert
History of Havana (3,367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the History of Havana, now the capital city of Cuba. It was founded in the sixteenth century displacing Santiago de Cuba as the
Campeche (7,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
but Champontón also suffered significant attacks in 1644 and 1672. Fortification of the city of Campeche began as early as 1610, but these structures
Dzielnica, Opole Voivodeship (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
symbol of fertility (see paleolithic Venus). There are also traces of fortification in a form of V-shaped trenches. House Playground
Worms, Germany (2,241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Four other Romanesque churches as well as the Romanesque old city fortification still exist, making the city Germany's second in Romanesque architecture
Vatican City (8,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
within the walls of Leo IV (847–55), and later expanded by the current fortification walls, built under Paul III (1534–49), Pius IV (1559–65) and Urban VIII
Liquiçá District (640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
surrounding territories felt under Portuguese domination. The Maubara Dutch fortification near the beach is well preserved and still has the original cannon that
Gulmit (1,590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Mir of Hunza. The fortification walls have been provided embrasure and merlons. Only the northern and southern fortification walls have been provided
Martín García Island (1,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Island Airport. The strategically located island was the site of a fortification built in the 1820s by Argentine forces to deny the Brazilian navy access
Byzantine Empire (21,304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Empire in the East during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as
Metropolis (Anatolia) (678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Byzantine remains laid across it – a church to the east of the city, and fortification walls laid across city that connect to the Hellenistic defenses on the
Vesoul (1,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
watchtower. The document speaks about "Castrum Vesulium". Castrum is a fortification, and "Vesulium" has the syllable ves which meant hill or mountain in
Riga (6,421 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianization of the Livs continued. In 1207, Albert started on fortification of the town. Emperor Philip invested Albert with Livonia as a fief and
Shumen (1,572 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century the Romans built a military fortress on the ruins of the Thracian fortifications. The construction of the wall is already bonded to mortar; a tower was
Bamburgh Castle (1,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early name Bebbanburgh was derived. The Vikings destroyed the original fortification in 993. The Normans built a new castle on the site, which forms the
Agrigento (1,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Akragas, and a ridge to the north offering a degree of natural fortification. Its establishment took place around 582-580 BC and is attributed to
Warangal Fort (2,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
diamond. This siege was chronicled by Amir Khusrow, who described how the fortifications consisted of a strong outer hardened mud structure with a deep ditch
Wicklow (2,153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"church of the toothless one") is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. Located south of Dublin on the east
Bic National Park (709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
assault and the Iroquois retreated to the mainland. The Mikmaq prepared a fortification on the island in preparation for the next assault at low tide. The Iroquois
Grave Circle A, Mycenae (2,080 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constructed outside the fortification walls of Mycenae, but was ultimately enclosed in the acropolis when the fortifications were extended during the
Santiago (disambiguation) (831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Santiago, Oaxaca (disambiguation), several places Baluarte de Santiago, a fortification in Veracruz In Nicaragua: León, Nicaragua or Santiago de los Caballeros
Bayard (236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Bayard (Washington, D.C.), an American Civil War-era fortification protecting the capital Fort-Bayard, French Indochina: now Tsamkong (Zhanjiang),
History of the British Virgin Islands (8,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the defences of the Territory. Usually building upon earlier Dutch fortifications, new structures armed with cannons were erected at Fort Charlotte, Fort
Udine (1,977 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dominated by the Castle, built by the Venetians from 1517 over a Lombard fortification ruined by an earthquake in 1511. The current Renaissance appearance
Simon Thassi (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the people, assembled at Jerusalem; he at once completed the fortification of the capital, and made Joppa secure by expelling its Gentile inhabitants and
Tống Bình (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
referred to the fortification which grew into Thăng Long and modern Hanoi. Under the Tang, the city continued to function as the capital of Annam. For a
Cardiff (15,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cardiff (i/ˈkɑːrdɪf/; Welsh: Caerdydd (info) [kairˈdiːð, kaˑɨrˈdɨːð]) is the capital and largest city in Wales and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom
Verdun (2,137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortress to surrender in 1870. Shortly afterwards, a new system of fortification was begun. This consisted of a mutually supporting ring of 22 polygonal
Haderslevhus (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
part of the city, which was surrounded by a moat at the time. In this fortification lived the Danish king Christian the 3rd when he imposed the Reformation
Assos Castle (709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Greek: Κάστρο της Άσσου, translit. Kastro tis Assou) is a Venetian fortification on Cephalonia island in western Greece. Together with Saint George's
San Sebastián (6,917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coast of the Bay of Biscay, 20 km (12 miles) from the French border. The capital city of Gipuzkoa, the municipality's population is 186,095 (2015), with
Tagaung, Mandalay (1,280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
embarked on military expeditions west to Bengal and east to Nanchao. The fortification to the east may reflect the city's location by the Ayeyarwady like Bagan
National Fortifications Heritage (590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Fortifications Heritage (Norwegian: Nasjonale festningsverk) is a division with the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency responsible for sixteen
Bavaria (5,998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Befreiungshalle in Kelheim Cathedral and Oberhaus fortification in Passau Trausnitz castle, Landshut Burghausen Castle
Minden (6,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the old town core. Remnants of the old town fortification wall still exist here. All other fortification walls were demolished and replaced by the green
Coat of arms of Bratislava (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
arms depicts, on a red late Gothic background, a silver, three-tower fortification with a gate in the centre. There are two golden spheres atop of each
Ommen (4,223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
outright city. On 25 August 1248, Ommen received city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Prince-Bishop of Utrecht, after the town was
Fortifications of Xi'an (1,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Xi'an (Chinese: 西安城墙), also known as Xi'an City Wall, in Xi'an, an ancient capital of China, represent one of the oldest, largest
Halmstad (931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the end of the 16th century, the Danish King Christian IV ordered the fortification of Halmstad and in the beginning of the 17th century built a crescent-shaped
Fort (Colombo) (1,083 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
interior of the island. The Dutch demolished part of the Portuguese-built fortification and reconstructed it to take advantage of the natural strength of the
Ankober (909 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
stone palace crowned the top of the hill, surrounded with a simple fortification of stakes and branches, while most of the people lived in conical thatched
Egeln (509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
moved from the Baltic coast southwards to present-day Thuringia. A fortification at the site named Osteregulon is mentioned in a 941 deed of donation
Singidunum (1,361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the name for the ancient city in Serbia which became Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It was recorded that a Celtic tribe, the Scordisci, settled
Belgrade Synagogue (1,720 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by arched openings on three sides. The towers, a clear allusion to a fortification and the character of Solomon’s temple, are a frequently used motif in
Talatal Ghar (759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
disappeared over time. The Rangpur Palace was once surrounded by a brick fortification and an earthen fort (Garh) with dikes filled with water. There is a
Konotop (1,390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Probably the river disappeared, and another one was created, Yezuch. The fortification became a key point in the struggle against the Moscow state. Some historians
Ophel (861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
presumed meaning of the root, it might signify a "bulging or rounded" fortification. Biblical verses in which it has been translated either as "fortified
Bitche (879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Franco-Prussian War in 1870, it held out until the war's end. A large part of the fortification is built into the red sandstone rock, and was rendered bomb-proof; a
Funchal (3,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
document identifies the major defenses of the city, which included a large fortification in the area around the dyke in Pena. During the 16th century, Funchal
Nakhon Si Thammarat (1,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the 25 satang coin. The city chronicle mentions a fortification when the town was refounded in 1278. Restorations were recorded at the
History of Vienna (4,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
former Roman walls, which gives rise to the conclusion that parts of the fortification were still in place and used by the settlers. Byzantine copper coins
Mons (4,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"mountains"; Picard: Mont) is a Belgian city and municipality, and the capital of the province of Hainaut. The Mons municipality includes the former communes
Fortifications of London (1,605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of London are extensive and mostly well maintained, though many of the City of London's fortifications and defences were dismantled
List of capitals of Myanmar (1,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chronological orders. National capitals are shown in bold. The date of fortification (6th waxing of Pyatho 211 ME) per Zatadawbon Yazawin (Zata 1960: 41)
Perugia (4,348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Italian pronunciation: [peˈruːdʒa] ( listen); Latin: Perusia) is the capital city of both the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river
Magdeburg (3,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
[ˈmakdəbʊɐ̯k] ( listen); Low Saxon: Meideborg, [ˈmaˑɪdebɔɐ̯x]) is the capital city and the second largest city of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Shrewsbury (10,971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the 15th and 16th centuries. Shrewsbury Castle, a red sandstone fortification, and Shrewsbury Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery, were founded
Saksaywaman (1,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Sections were first built by the Killke culture about
Richmond National Battlefield Park (1,873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The park is focused around the home front within the city, defensive fortifications surrounding the city, as well as a number military actions taken in
Jai Singh II (2,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
initiated a program of extensive fortification within the thikanas under Jaipur, to this date, most of the later fortifications abound the former Jaipur state
Qal'at al-Bahrain (1,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
city wall. The ruins of the Copper Age consists of two sections of the fortification wall surrounding streets and houses, and a colossal building on the
Kruševac Fortress (552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kruševački grad) was a medieval fortified town in Kruševac, Serbia, former capital of Prince Lazar. Within the city there is the court church Lazarica. Today
Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area (4,270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
siege was located along a road near downtown Jackson, now known as Fortification Street. Today there are few antebellum structures left standing in Jackson
Late antiquity (4,771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(perhaps Ologitis), founded using Basque labour in 621 by Suinthila as a fortification against the Basques, modern Olite. All of these cities were founded
Moorish Gibraltar (3,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nearby. Muslim sources claimed that Tariq established some kind of fortification on the Rock, but no evidence has been found and it is not considered
National Congress Battalions (988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1798-1800" (PDF). Arx - Online Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (6): 4–47. Retrieved 1 August 2015.  Stroud, John (2010). "The Maltese
Hotel Ukraine (2,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiev and its geography. Historically, when Kiev still had military fortification walls surrounding the city which ran along the modern Khreschatyk street
List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Kingston, Ontario (570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
administered by Parks Canada: Bellevue House, Fort Henry, Kingston Fortifications, Murney Tower, the Rideau Canal and Shoal Tower (identified below by
Craig, Colorado (1,276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the confluence of the Yampa River (then known as the Bear River) and Fortification Creek, were previous towns known as Yampa (as early as 1885) and Windsor
Jackson, Mississippi (10,224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is the primary seat of Hinds
Havana (12,155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Havana (/həˈvænə/; Spanish: La Habana, [la aˈβana] ( listen)) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial centre of
Monza (3,576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Italy, about 15 kilometres (9 miles) north-northeast of Milan. It is the capital of the Province of Monza and Brianza. Monza is best known for its Grand
Grünkohlessen (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
walk is linked with cross-country games like Boßeln and the like. As fortification against the frosty weather and in preparation for the hearty meal, an
Kakatiya dynasty (4,395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
rule and nature in flattering terms. She continued the planned fortification of the capital, raising the height of Ganapati's wall as well as adding a second
Santa Olalla del Cala (1,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslim structure is thought to have been built on top a much early Roman fortification. The castle was part of a defence system built to protect the city of
Fort Whipple, Arizona (614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Whipple was a U.S. Army post which served as Arizona Territory's capital prior to the founding of Prescott, Arizona. It was named after Amiel Weeks
Dunum (Ireland) (755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
to words for fortifications and measurements, and sometimes used as a suffix or prefix in placenames to note the presence of fortification. It was a word
Għargħar Battery (487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1798-1800" (PDF). Arx - Online Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (6): 38–40. Retrieved 30 March 2015.  Cassola, Arnold (27 February
Battle of Shanhai Pass (3,754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Great Wall and started marching toward the capital. On April 26, his armies had moved through the fortifications of Shanhai Pass (the eastern end of the
Tosali (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discovery of an ancient fortied urban centre in Shishupalgarh. The mud fortification, constructed in the early 2nd century BCE is almost square shaped and
Charles François de Mondion (594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vilhena issued orders for the restoration of the former capital Mdina and its fortifications, and entrusted de Mondion with this renovation. Mondion designed
Lutsk (2,541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(died 1384), son of Gediminas, erected Lubart's Castle as part of his fortification programme. Vytautas the Great founded the town itself by importing colonists
Privilegiertes uniformiertes Grazer Bürgerkorps (672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Middle Ages, Bürgerwehren, Bürgerkorps or Bürgergarden were created for fortification, defense and to maintain order. The Grazer Bürgerkorps (the last remaining
Arachosia (1,880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
region is first referred to in the Achaemenid-era Elamite Persepolis fortification tablets. It appears again in the Old Persian, Akkadian and Aramaic inscriptions
Andros (2,700 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was an important maritime center and one of the earliest examples of fortification in Greece. It is notable for rock carvings on its walls, which include
Floriana (1,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commenced. The line of fortifications was built outside the fortifications of Valletta as an outer defensive line for the capital city. The lines were named
Vestiges of the Gallo-Roman wall, Grenoble (890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Vestiges (traces) of the Gallo-Roman wall are the remains of a fortification, constructed in Grenoble, France (formerly called Cularo) at the end
Elymais (834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tablets (1948), and R. Hallock, Persepolis Fortification Tablets (1969). See also Persepolis Fortification Archive. Gzella, H. (2008) Aramaic in the
Košice (6,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the royal chamber for Upper Hungary), and for building its strong fortifications. In 1307, the first guild regulations were registered here and were
Rhizon (526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
but on the Gradina hill, above the archeological site of Carine, a fortification is situated containing remains of an Illyrian-Greek acropolis. Wilkes
Galle Face Green (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to Galle and faas means front, so it literally means in front of the fortification that faced toward Galle. Another version is it is a corruption of the
Moreton Island (2,241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
services the same route. Fort Cowan Cowan, an old World War II bunker and fortification complex that was used to protect the approaches to Moreton Bay, is located
Region of Murcia (2,850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Muslim Andalusia. They include: Castle of Jumilla, a former Roman fortification turned by the Moors into an Alcazaba. The Castilian Kings and the marquis
List of historical markers of the Philippines in Mimaropa (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Culion Structure Fortification Fort built about 1740 by Recollect-Augustinians. Culion English 1939 Fort Cuyo Structure Fortification Fort built about
Przyborów, Silesian Voivodeship (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
15 km (9 mi) south-east of Żywiec, and 76 km (47 mi) south of the regional capital Katowice. Przyborów is located in a valley of the Żywiec Beskids mountains
Montevideo (16,291 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state in 1828, with Montevideo as the nation's capital. In 1829, the demolition of the city's fortifications began and plans were made for an extension beyond
History of Hyderabad (3,028 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
massive fortification of granite extending around 5 km in circumference. It remained the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty until 1590 when the capital was
Castles of Bellinzona (3,731 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Castles of Bellinzona are a group of fortifications located around the town of Bellinzona, the capital of the Swiss canton of Ticino. Situated on
Battle of Atlanta (2,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sherman's troops headed south-southeastward toward Milledgeville, the state capital, and on to Savannah with the March to the Sea. The fall of Atlanta was
Utrecht (6,205 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
date of the city is usually related to the construction of a Roman fortification (castellum), probably built in around 50 CE. A series of such fortresses
Limburg (Netherlands) (3,430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
derived from the Germanic elements *lindo, "lime tree," and burg, "fortification." Limburg town was the seat of the medieval Duchy of Limburg. None of
Hubert Rohault de Fleury (soldier) (1,113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
September 1866) was a French soldier who played a major role in the fortifications of Lyon. The Rohault family originated in Abbeville. Jean-Baptiste
John By (1,293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
he was posted to Canada for the first time, where he worked on the fortification of Quebec City and on improving the navigability of the Saint Lawrence
Hanau-Münzenberg (3,605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the project to replace the mediaeval fortifications of the town of Hanau by the latest in Renaissance-fortification available. This investment became necessary
Kangla Palace (2,628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Manipur. Khagemba's son Khunjaoba (1632–1666 AD) improved on the fortification and beautification work of Kangla Fort. It is said that the king excavated
Fortaleza (5,243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
([foʁtaˈlezɐ], locally [fɔɦtaˈlezɐ], Portuguese for Fortress) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil. It belongs to the Metropolitan
Svendborg (1,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
refers to the fortification as Swinæburgh. The name is thought to consist of the elements "svin" meaning "pig" and "borg" meaning "fortification". In 1236
Astypalaia (1,436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
signs lead to the inconspicuous, inaccessible remains of a pre-Venetian fortification on Mt. Patelos opposite the monastery of Agios Ioannis at the western
30.5 cm SK L/50 gun (1,653 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rolf, Rudi (2004). A Dictionary on Modern Fortification: An Illustrated Lexicon on European Fortification in the Period 1800-1945. Middleburg, Netherlands:
Transport in Guernsey (1,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is located 3 miles (4.8 km) south-west of St Peter Port, the island’s capital. Airlines operating scheduled services to and from Guernsey are Aurigny
Gela (1,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Archeological Museum. The archeological site of Capo Soprano (with the Greek fortification and Hellenistic quarters). Zona sacra including the basements of three
Fenghuang County (774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(中国南方长城; 中國南方長城; Zhōngguó Nánfāng Chángchéng; Miao: "Suav Tuam Choj"), a fortification built by the Ming dynasty to protect the local Han Chinese from Miao
890s (4,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mouth of the settlement of Lympne (East Kent). They attack the small fortification (called Eorpeburnan). Viking raiders (80 ships) under Hastein arrive
Ming dynasty (14,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mentality." Yet the Great Wall was not meant to be a purely defensive fortification; its towers functioned rather as a series of lit beacons and signalling
Patmos (1,598 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
acquired the form of an acropolis with an improved defence through a fortification wall and towers. Patmos is mentioned in the Christian scriptural Bible
Čakovec (2,078 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hahót. With the beginning of the 13th century he erected the timber fortification which was later named Csák's tower (Croatian: Čakov toranj). It was
Tarraco (1,930 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scipio, and he and his brother Gnaeus Cornelius are attributed with the fortification of Tarraco and the establishment of a military port, and as Pliny the
Tartu (3,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century AD. By the 7th century, local inhabitants had built a wooden fortification on the east side of Toome Hill (Toomemägi). The first documented record
Delhi Gate (Vellore) (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Delhi Gate is part of the fortification of Arcot, a town which is located on the banks of Palar river in the city of Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. The gate
Tours Amphitheatre (4,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the third century, permanently transforming it into a fortification. This fortification would then serve as a starting point for an even larger enclosed
Metz (8,333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
 57–58 "Saint-Quentin plateau fortifications dossier" (in French). Retrieved 1 July 2011.  "Saint-Quentin fortification map". Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
Krepost Sveaborg (8,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Krepost Sveaborg was an Imperial Russian system of land and coastal fortifications constructed around Helsinki during the First World War. The purpose
Hampshire (5,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
New Forest was exported widely across southern Britain. There was a fortification near Southampton called Clausentum, part of the Saxon Shore forts, traditionally
Fort Desaix (650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their rank and honors, holding them responsible for problems with the fortification of Fort Desaix and the loss of the island. The Fort returned to French
Kupang (2,091 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and renewed contacts with the local raja. In January 1653 a Dutch fortification, Fort Concordia, was built on a height to the left of the river estuary
Surgut (2,444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
centuries - one of the centers of the Russian development of Siberia. The fortification, built of strong wood, was located on the cape, so that it was impossible
Battle of Fort De Russy (489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to the Union expedition was the formidable Fort DeRussy, an earthen fortification with a partly iron-plated battery designed to resist the fire of Union
Besançon (4,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
military engineer Vauban visited the city and drew up plans for its fortification. The Spaniards built the main centre point of the city's defences, "la
James City County, Virginia (5,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the ongoing conflicts with Native Americans. By 1634, a palisade or fortification had been completed across the peninsula with Middle Plantation at the
Yaqui Wars (3,324 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a fortification built near the village of Vícam, in the middle of a thick forest and on the left bank of the Yaqui river. The fortification consisted
Rurik (922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Volkhov River. The meaning of this place name in medieval Russian is 'new fortification', while the current meaning ('new city') developed later. In the 20th
Aliyu Babba (823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Basasa, his reign was marked by a series of costly wars and fortification projects that heavily militarised the erstwhile commercial Emirate.
Kaposvár (2,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
destruction was in connection to the name of the Esterházy family and the fortification of its economic and administrative rule. The city got the right to hold
Azuchi–Momoyama period (3,451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
castle that was intended to serve not simply as an impregnable military fortification, but also as a sumptuous residence that would stand as a symbol of unification
Ludlow Castle (10,401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing on a promontory overlooking
History of Zagreb (2,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortifications of the era. In 1493, the Turks were defeated at Sisak. In preparation for a Turkish invasion, the bishop of Zagreb had fortifications built
Lake George (New York) (2,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
allies. After the battle, Johnson ordered the construction of a military fortification at the southern end of the lake. The fort was named Fort William Henry
University of Chicago Persian antiquities dispute (1,946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
New Cultural Battle Persepolis Fortification Archive Project This site provides information on the Persepolis Fortification Archive project based at the
Kamianets-Podilskyi (2,300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was the capital of the Podolia Governorate. The Russian Tsar Peter the Great, who visited the fortress twice, was impressed by its fortifications. One of
Strasbourg (10,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
stʁas.buʁ]; Alsatian: Strossburi; German: Straßburg [ˈʃtʁaːsbʊɐ̯k]) is the capital and largest city of the Grand Est region of France and is the official
Three Cities (1,066 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Valletta was built, and in 1571 the new city became the capital instead of Birgu. The cities' fortifications were strengthened during the reign of Grandmaster
Alba Iulia (2,534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
archaeologists to be the Dacian fortifications on top of Piatra Craivii. After Dacia became a province of the Roman Empire, the capital of Dacia Apulensis was
Moscow Kremlin (2,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
limestone in 1366–1368 on the basic foundations of the current walls; this fortification withstood a siege by Khan Tokhtamysh. Dmitri's son Vasily I resumed
Plovdiv (11,329 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the borders of Bulgaria until July of the same year, when it became the capital of the autonomous Ottoman region of Eastern Rumelia. In 1885, Plovdiv and
Huon Peninsula campaign (9,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by an advance by Australian forces along the coast through Lakona to Fortification Point, overcoming strong Japanese forces fighting delaying actions.
Sarkel (642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ally, Byzantine emperor Theophilus, for engineers to build a fortified capital, and Theophilus sent his chief engineer Petronas Kamateros. In recompense
Boulevard (3,774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Constructed in the mid-19th century after the dismantling of the city fortification walls, its architecture is typical of the eclectic, historicist style
Dipalpur (801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adjoining gardens outside. There were 24 burgs (musketry holes) on the fortification wall, 24 mosques, 24 bavlis (ponds) and 24 wells at the town's peak
João da Mata Chapuzet (384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commanded Forte de São Julião da Barra, the largest Portuguese sea fortification. He was nominated the 67th colonial governor of Cape Verde by John VI
Saint-Quentin, Aisne (1,527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1559, it underwent intense fortification work: the medieval wall was protected by many new advanced fortifications, redesigned several times. Two
Mato Grosso Campaign (453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
these victories, the Paraguayan forces did not continue to Cuiabá, the capital of the province, where Augusto Leverger had fortified the camp of Melgaço
Gediminas (3,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a city that must be built at the exact place and decided to build a fortification on the confluence of rivers Vilnia and Neris, where the place of his
Saint Julian's Tower (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Online Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (6): 15. Retrieved 30 May 2015.  "Other fortifications". romeartlover.tripod.com. Retrieved 30
Porto Covo (1,822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
located on the beach of Pessegueiro, a 15th-16th century military fortification, consisting of star-shaped bulwarks surmounted by a platform that held
Christiansted National Historic Site (475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fort was constructed in 1738 on the remains of an earlier French fortification destroyed by a hurricane. The fort protected commerce from piracy and
Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex (2,460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
structures has been extensively excavated. While they all have impressive fortification walls, gates, and buttresses, it is not always clear why one structure
Citadel Hill (Fort George) (3,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Although all four fortifications constructed on Citadel Hill since 1749 are variously referred to as Fort George, only the third fort (built between 1794
Lamego (1,304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
there was reference to the Castro de Lameco, referred to as a medieval fortification. Destroyed by the Romans, the inhabitants were forced to descend into
Revolta da Armada (714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Melo, rose up and threatened to bombard the town of Rio de Janeiro, then capital of the Republic. To avoid a civil war, Marshal Deodoro resigned the presidency
Athlone (4,543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the 12th century the Anglo-Normans constructed a motte-and-bailey fortification there. This earthen fort was followed by a stone structure built in
Wall Street (11,651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with the city government in the construction of a more substantial fortification, a strengthened 12-foot (4 m) wall. In 1685, surveyors laid out Wall
Prizren Fortress (476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adriatic Sea with the interior of the Balkan Peninsula. Dušan expanded the fortification and had his endowment, the Monastery of the Holy Archangels, built in
Nürburg (1,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that the castle hill was once home to a refuge or prehistoric walled fortification, as is occasionally thought. While local historians held the view that
Teupitz (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
settlement during the Ostsiedlung of German peasants and craftsmen. A Tupcz fortification was first mentioned in a 1307 deed, issued by Margrave Herman of Brandenburg
New Brunswick (9,863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
possession which had been in issue since before 1713. A major French fortification, the Fortress of Louisbourg, was also built on Île Royale (now Cape
Petershausen Abbey (547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nobility. During the Thirty Years War, the abbey was compelled to build fortification around the monastery and town at its own expenses. A panorama of the
Aosta Valley (2,324 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emperor Conrad II of the Franconian line and built himself a commanding fortification at Bard. Saint Anselm of Canterbury was born in Aosta in 1033 or 1034
List of windmills in Guernsey (844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Relationships Civilian life Deportations Fort Hommet 10.5cm German fortification of Guernsey Channel Islands Occupation Society (CIOS) Jews in Guernsey
Eboracum (4,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
its prime it was the largest town in northern Britain and a provincial capital. The site remained occupied after the decline of the Roman Empire and ultimately
Verdala Palace (806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bastioned Towers". Arx - International Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (3): 72–77. Retrieved 11 May 2015.  Graham, Jimmy (27 September 2014)
Fall of Constantinople (8,597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Turkish: İstanbul'un Fethi Conquest of Istanbul) was the capture of the capital of the Byzantine Empire by an invading army of the Ottoman Empire on 29