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Fortification (6,128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

(disambiguation), and Fort (disambiguation). Fortifications are military constructions or buildings designed for the defense of
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
Defensive wall (2,572 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
Barbette (2,154 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
Promontory fort (516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
British during the war of 56 BC – as living in clifftop oppida. Their capital was Darioritum on the Morbihan bay, now modern Vannes/Gwened. The Veneti
Madangad Fort (26 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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Barricade (778 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
Trilj (632 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
Coastal artillery (1,870 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
Moat (2,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
broad ditch, either dry or filled with water, that surrounds a castle, fortification, building or town, historically to provide it with a preliminary line
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
Washington Naval Treaty (2,895 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
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
Floriana Lines (2,807 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
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
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
Siege (9,835 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
Pataliputra (981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early in the 20th century around Patna revealed clear evidence of large fortification walls, including reinforcing wooden trusses. The etymology of Pataliputra
Bratislava fortifications (2,087 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
Brussels (9,396 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
Kouniakary (118 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
Caravia (579 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
Fort Cooper State Park (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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Meydancık Castle (474 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
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
Russell Offices (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australian-American Memorial https://www.airforce.gov.au/RAAFBases/Australian-Capital-Territory/ADF-Russell-Offices/?RAAF-SqHKKIjiPZO4s8hgNytf/75YT3whW1R3 Coordinates:
Hammershus (556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hammershus is Scandinavia's largest medieval fortification[citation needed], situated 74 metres (243 ft) above sea level on Hammeren, the northern tip
Sich (141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
encampment, or to build a fortification with the trees that have been chopped down. The Zaporizhian Sich was the fortified capital of the Zaporizhian Cossacks
Walls of Benin (374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the defunct Kingdom of Benin, which is present-day Benin City, the capital of present-day Edo, Nigeria. It was considered the largest man-made structure
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
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
Andriantsimitoviaminiandriana Andriandrazaka (1,447 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
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
Blast shelter (1,444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Springer, Chris (2003). Pyongyang: the hidden history of the North Korean capital. Entente Bt. p. 125. ISBN 978-963-00-8104-7.  Oregon Institute of Science
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
York Castle (6,205 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
Indre By (1,387 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
Suomenlinna (2,882 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
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
Fort Margherita (309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the fort in Sarawak, Malaysia. For the fortification in Malta, see Santa Margherita Lines. Fort Margherita is an old fort built
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
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.
Siege of Godesberg (6,248 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 ("Wotan's
Dacian fortress of Căpâlna (367 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
Fort Rosalie (474 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
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
Byzantine Empire (21,617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodosius II to focus on the codification of Roman law and further fortification of the walls of Constantinople, which left the city impervious to most
Astana (5,325 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
Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst (2,349 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
Astana (5,325 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
Fortifications of Valletta (4,121 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
Viluppuram district (1,497 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
Investment (military) (855 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
Copenhagen Municipality (1,054 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
Oxford Castle (2,693 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
Prague (9,970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the capital of the Czech Republic. For other uses, see Prague (disambiguation). "Praha" redirects here. For other uses, see Praha
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
Surkotada (1,589 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
Fort Sainte Anne (Nova Scotia) (267 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
Santa Margherita Lines (1,069 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
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
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
National redoubt (1,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lisbon Entrenched Camp was a modern system of fortifications, built to protect the Portuguese capital against an attack coming from land or the sea.
Qal'at al-Bahrain (1,455 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
Fort Foster (563 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
Shaniwar Wada (1,448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shaniwarwada (Śanivāravāḍā) is an 18th-century fortification in the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. Built in 1732, it was the seat of the Peshwa rulers
Flak tower (1,817 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hitler ordered the construction of three massive flak towers to defend the capital from air attack. Each tower had a radar installation with a retractable
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
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
Tower of London (11,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Castle and Montfichet's Castle – were established at the same time. The fortification that would later become known as the Tower of London was built onto
Wat's Dyke (567 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
Boden Fortress (10,805 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
Ravensburg (1,260 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 town's most popular festival is the "Rutenfest" in mid year.
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
Gun turret (6,452 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
Pliska (2,780 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
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
Lalbagh Fort (1,258 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
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort (1,184 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
Cēsis (820 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
Androusa (439 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
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
Copenhagen (15,917 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. Then
Samuel's Fortress, Ohrid (200 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 BCE, which was probably built by King Philip
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
Scarborough, Tobago (370 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
Fortifications of Malta (6,307 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
Jaca (703 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
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
Ming dynasty (14,516 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
Fort Ballance (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
series of fortifications to protect the country's main ports. The Fortress is listed as a Category I Historic Place. Coastal fortifications of New Zealand
Landshut (969 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
Karafuto Fortress (473 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
Rajgir (1,875 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
Tyrol (state) (1,014 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
Kanthkot Fort (808 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it surrendered to a British detachment under Colonel East, when the fortifications were razed to the ground before the Cutch State accepted the suzerainty
Aden (3,515 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
Aden (3,515 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
Vijayanagara Empire (7,928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
successful against the Gajapatis of Odisha and undertook important works of fortification and irrigation. Italian traveler Niccolo de Conti wrote of him as the
Fenghuang County (547 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
Fortifications of Paris in the 19th and 20th centuries (1,744 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
Tyrol (state) (1,014 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
Kronborg (2,170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
4 km wide, hence the strategic importance of maintaining a coastal fortification at this location commanding one of the few outlets of the Baltic Sea
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
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
Kars Province (1,273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
places as berd karouts (-բերդ կարուց). Roughly translated, this means "fortification building". Up until the 13th century, the fortress surrounded the city
Veliki Preslav (934 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
Allinge-Sandvig (313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hammershus The Hammershus fortress, Northern Europe's largest medieval fortification dating from 13th century is located northwest of Allinge, near the Hammeren
Battle of Alesia (4,472 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
Battle of the Gebora (2,760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commander of the Spanish Army of Extremadura, either to destroy the fortification at Olivenza or to repair its defenses and fully garrison it; La Romana
Chlemoutsi (2,798 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
GBU-28 (1,123 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,
Damghan (1,811 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian word for house so the word means the house of God. Walls or fortifications and battlements have survived in many parts in Damghan. As mentioned
Shrewsbury (10,819 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
Fortifications of Mdina (3,764 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
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
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
Fredericia (458 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
Fort Howe (1,657 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, Canada at the mouth of the Saint
Madaba (1,519 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
Koprivnica (773 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
Battle of Caishi (3,998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
northern neighbor. His reluctance to antagonize the Jin delayed the fortification of the Song border defenses. The Song quickly built just three military
Spycimierz (371 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
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
Fort Wool (2,091 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
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
Puerta de Alcalá (550 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
Stockholm (9,531 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
Battle of Atlanta (2,505 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
Bhirrana (1,176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
occupied during this period. The settlement was an open air one with no fortification. The houses were built of mud bricks of buff colour in the ratio of
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
Ahmose I (5,851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ahmose had a palace constructed on the site of the former Hyksos capital city's fortifications. Bietak found fragmentary Minoan-style remains of the frescoes
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
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
Nădlac (352 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
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
Rome (16,773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
included within the walls of Leo IV, later expanded by the current fortification walls of Paul III/Pius IV/Urban VIII. When the Lateran Treaty of 1929
Castle Hill (320 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
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:
Walls of Constantinople (14,052 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
Battle of Jacob's Ford (1,774 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
Hanau (1,420 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
List of World Heritage Sites in Cuba (809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and its Fortifications", a site including the central, historic portion of the Cuban capital of Havana, as well as Spanish colonial fortifications, was inscribed
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.
Nikita Zotov (3,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(and later his sons) later worked with Peter to translate books about fortification from a Western European language into Russian. Peter did not learn,
Fort Stikine (2,885 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1944, see SS Fort Stikine. Fort Stikine was a fur trade post and fortification in what is now the Alaska Panhandle, at the site of the present-day
Monte Titano (1,159 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
History of Jaipur (460 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
Nikita Zotov (3,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(and later his sons) later worked with Peter to translate books about fortification from a Western European language into Russian. Peter did not learn,
St. George's, Grenada (1,665 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
Grave Circle A, Mycenae (2,158 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
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
Călinești-Oaș (777 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
Dudley Castle (1,488 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. Dudley Zoo is located in its grounds. The location, Castle Hill
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
Mérida, Spain (1,086 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
Yapahuwa (601 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
Sofia (9,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the capital of Bulgaria. For other uses, see Sofia (disambiguation). Sofia (/ˈsoʊfiə/ or /ˈsɒfiə/ or /soʊˈfiːə/;) (Bulgarian: София
Anuradhapura (2,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was capital of, see Anuradhapura Kingdom. Anuradhapura (Sinhalese: අනුරාධපුරය ; Tamil: அனுராதபுரம்) is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city
Qazvin (1,932 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the name Shad Shahpur (shad can be read as 'happy'), when he built a fortification there to control regional tensions. Qazvin has sometimes been of central
Fortress of Klis (5,668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
position, the fortress is regarded as one of the region’s most important fortifications. Perched on an isolated rocky eminence, inaccessible on three sides
Alcalá de Henares (3,061 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 capital of its namesake region, Comarca
Kayes (586 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
Chagres and Fort San Lorenzo (939 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort San Lorenzo at the Chagres River's mouth. From 1587 to 1599, the fortifications evolved into a sea-level battery. In 1670, buccaneer Henry Morgan ordered
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
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
Teruel (1,063 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
Nabopolassar (754 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
Fortifications of Xi'an (1,440 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
Kamuli District (376 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
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'
Fortifications of Senglea (1,113 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,
Butha-Buthe (174 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
History of Copenhagen (2,937 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
Glarentza (2,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
remains of its foundations it does not appear to have been a substantial fortification. It was lightly built, with a thickness of perhaps 1.8–2 metres (5.9–6
Cagliari (10,049 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
Kiev (11,208 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
Telavi (1,031 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
Hillfort (3,969 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
Kiev Fortress (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fortress, is a generic name for the 19th century fortification buildings situated in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, that once belonged to the system of western
Unter den Linden (770 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
Chang'an (8,642 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
Chunian (436 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
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:
Quebec City (6,105 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
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
Huon Peninsula campaign (9,707 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.
Fortifications of Birgu (1,716 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
Castro, Chile (1,073 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
Colonia del Sacramento (1,077 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
Piraeus (4,931 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
Battle of Fort Eben-Emael (5,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
number of them were of a more permanent design, possessing considerable fortifications and garrisoned by significant numbers of troops. The Grebbe-Peel Line
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
Göttingen (5,651 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
Lahontan State Recreation Area (315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
completed in 1915. The park is about 45 miles (72 km) northeast of Nevada's capital, Carson City, and 18 miles (29 km) west of Fallon. A corridor known as
Srirangapatna (2,477 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
Antalya Province (1,888 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
Kissing Point Fortification (7,739 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
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
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
Ludlow Castle (10,507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Delhi, see Ludlow Castle, Delhi. Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing
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
Steinfurt (3,817 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
Borken, North Rhine-Westphalia (334 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
White Tower of Thessaloniki (1,524 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
FAB-5000 bomb (752 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
Gongsun Xu (286 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
Daugavpils fortress (421 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
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
Graz (4,554 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
castle by Alpine Slavic people, which in time became a heavily defended fortification.[citation needed] In literary Slovene, gradec still means "small castle"
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
Quebec City (6,105 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
Borders of the Roman Empire (882 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
Fort Zoutman (611 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
Tushpa (1,276 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
Antalya Province (1,888 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
Victoria Lines (1,982 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
Aldborough, North Yorkshire (398 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
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
Tilbury Fort (5,295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century gunpowder magazines in Britain. The first permanent fortification at Tilbury in Essex was built as a consequence of international tensions
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
Saarlouis (904 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
Roath (717 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
Ashgabat (3,248 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
Jahanpanah (3,083 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comprising Old Delhi, Siri, Jahanpanah and Tughlaqabad with one contiguous fortification encompassing them but cost considerations forced him to abandon the
Fortifications of New Netherland (1,042 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
Jerusalem (26,065 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
Architecture of the Philippines (5,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the first known stone fortification in the country, its ruins exist as the "Kutawato Cave Complex" Kota Sug/Jolo: The capital and seat of the Sultanate
Munich (11,324 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
Deva Victrix (4,701 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a potential invasion of Ireland, and perhaps eventually to become the capital of the unified British Isles under Rome. The fortress contained barracks
Warburg (3,285 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
Rohtas Fort (4,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divides the citadel (for the Chieftain) from other parts of the fort. The fortification has 68 bastions (towers) at irregular intervals. Out of the 3 Baolis
Sinop, Turkey (1,886 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
Guitiriz (268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Monarchs. Amongst other remaining the area there is a pretty well conserve fortification The Castle of Parga a beautiful Gothic Bridge. Hot spring
Absalon (2,045 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
Sibiu (4,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tributary of the river Olt. Now the capital of Sibiu County, between 1692 and 1791 and 1849-1865 Sibiu was the capital of the Principality of Transylvania
Fort Washington Park (4,434 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
Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (737 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
Vercingetorix (1,521 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
Warsaw (14,591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Polish capital. For other uses, see Warsaw (disambiguation). "Warszawa" redirects here. For other uses, see Warszawa (disambiguation)
Siege of Kehl (1796–97) (8,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
captured the French-controlled fortifications at the village of Kehl in the German state of Baden-Durlach. The fortifications at Kehl represented important
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
Hampi (2,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
seven lines of fortifications. These fortifications had a large number of bastions and gateways. The seventh & the innermost fortification enclosed the
Badami (2,662 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
Solomon (Byzantine general) (2,290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Vandals from the province; and by initiating a massive programme of fortification across the region. In 539 AD Solomon [...] devoted the energies of
Shujabad (611 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
Missolonghi (1,326 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
Solomon (Byzantine general) (2,290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Vandals from the province; and by initiating a massive programme of fortification across the region. In 539 AD Solomon [...] devoted the energies of
Fort Washington Park (4,434 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
Sibiu (4,030 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
Shujabad (611 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
Fort Vijf Sinnen (166 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
Siege of Vicksburg (5,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
When two major assaults (May 19 and 22, 1863) against the Confederate fortifications were repulsed with heavy casualties, Grant decided to besiege the city
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
Battle of Sarmisegetusa (1,070 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
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
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
Carme, Barcelona (1,125 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
Talgar (1,239 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
Missolonghi (1,326 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
Jelgava (1,399 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
Public duties (985 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
Tagajō (581 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
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
Puerto Plata (city) (3,150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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
Mannerheim Line (2,082 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
Gulmit (1,357 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
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (2,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nutrition interventions areas including: large scale food fortification; : large scale food fortification; maternal, infant and young child feeding; and agriculture
Attalus I (4,397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
union of Greek states in Aetolia in central Greece, having funded the fortification of Elaeus, an Aetolian stronghold in Calydonia, near the mouth of the
José Paranhos, Viscount of Rio Branco (8,975 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Academy to the faculty of the Military Academy teaching artillery, fortification, and later, mechanics. In addition to teaching, Paranhos also became
Father Le Loutre's War (9,665 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
Hrvatska Kostajnica (691 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
Ancient 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
Cyrrhus (1,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
outside the town and foundations of a Basilica church and some city fortifications. In the 6th century a Byzantine citadel was built on the top of the
Bayt Jibrin (6,580 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park Eleutheropolis Ibelin Crusader fortification Justus of Eleutheropolis Kibbutz Beit Guvrin List of Arab towns and
Region of Murcia (2,801 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
Bruck an der Leitha (515 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
County of Luxemburg (1,125 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
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
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
Wignacourt Aqueduct (3,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Military Architecture and Fortification (3): 42, 79. Retrieved 8 January 2016.  Spiteri, Stephen C. "Water and Hospitaller Fortifications". MilitaryArchitecture
Fort Ino (402 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
Karaman (664 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
Spanish Florida (5,499 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
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
Siege of St. John's (1,541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
command. The principal defences of St. John's were Fort William, a stone fortification on the north side of the harbour built after the French expedition of
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
Campeche (7,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Mexican state. For that state's capital city, see Campeche, Campeche. For other uses, see Campeche (disambiguation). Campeche
Methoni, Messenia (1,879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
after 1500, when the Turks tried to reinforce the population and the fortification of the caste. In the interior there are ruins of the houses where the
Malwa Sultanate (1,155 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
El Castillo (village) (1,571 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
Sokoto (2,563 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
Tacen (816 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
Kassel (2,727 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
Predazzo (848 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
University of Chicago Oriental Institute (1,272 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
Marsa, Malta (668 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
Kingdom of Dambadeniya (1,754 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
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
Birgu (1,630 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
Karaman (664 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
La Spezia (1,259 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
Hesaruiyeh (278 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
El Castillo (village) (1,571 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
Sahiwal District (2,138 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)
Fortaleza de São José da Amura (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(in Portuguese). Caleidoscópio.  Cybriwsky, Roman Adrian (23 May 2013). Capital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture:
Fort Magruder (1,581 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
Campeche (7,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Mexican state. For that state's capital city, see Campeche, Campeche. For other uses, see Campeche (disambiguation). Campeche
Stephen, King of England (14,721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by Stephen, and under the guise of a social visit, Ranulf seized the fortification in a surprise attack. Stephen marched north to Lincoln and agreed to
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
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
Tacen (816 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
List of World Heritage Sites in Africa (3,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kerkuane and its Necropolis". UNESCO. Retrieved 28 May 2010.  "Rabat, modern capital and historic city: a shared heritage". UNESCO. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
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
Predazzo (848 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
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
Veliko Tarnovo (2,744 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
Amman Citadel (1,197 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
Fort Dansborg (2,297 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
eroded with time on account of the salty nature of the environment. The fortification could not withstand an attack by regular military forces, but acted
Tourism in Morocco (1,295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divided into seven regions: the four Imperial cities — the four historical capital cities of Morocco: Fes, Marrakesh, Meknes and Rabat Marrakech Casablanca
Craig, Colorado (1,202 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
Governors Island (5,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of France and Great Britain and the need for more substantial harbor fortifications, the Revolutionary War-era earthworks were rehabilitated into harbor
Funchal (3,054 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
Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias (10,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the imperial capital. The allies invaded Paraguay in April 1866, but after initial success, their advance was blocked by fortifications at Humaitá
Riga (6,374 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
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
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
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
São Jorge Castle (1,875 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
Rajendra Chola I (2,635 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. Main article: Chola occupation of Sri Lanka (993-1077)
Port-Royal National Historic Site (2,225 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
Suleiman the Magnificent (7,809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to a point opposite the island itself. Here Suleiman built a large fortification, Marmaris Castle, that served as a base for the Ottoman Navy. Following
Brașov (3,047 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different craftsmen's guilds, according to medieval custom. Part of the fortification ensemble was recently restored using UNESCO funds, and other projects
Ahichchhatra (2,933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in 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
Zafra (1,071 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
Camelot (2,809 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
Jaffna kingdom (5,387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was Muthirai Santhai (market place) and was surrounded by a square fortification around it. There were courtly buildings for the Kings, Brahmin priests
Froberg mutiny (1,373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Malta, William Villettes, confined them to Fort Ricasoli, a large fortification at the entrance of the Grand Harbour. In November 1806, Villettes appointed
Richmond National Battlefield Park (476 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
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
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
Golden Gate, Kiev (975 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
Casa Blanca (San Juan) (436 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
Metropolis (Anatolia) (676 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
Salinas del Manzano (1,385 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
Battle of Plassey (7,430 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
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
Field research (4,257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about the scientific method. For the military term, see Fortification. "Fieldwork" and "Field Work" redirect here. For the novel, see Fieldwork
Salinas del Manzano (1,385 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
Charles François de Mondion (501 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
Battle of Plassey (7,430 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
Sirmione (949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scaliger Castle (13th century). This is a rare example of medieval port fortification, which was used by the Scaliger fleet. The building of this complex
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
Shanhai Pass (1,030 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
Perugia (4,304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Latin: Perusia) is the capital city of the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river Tiber. The city is also the capital of the province of
History of Pittsburgh (10,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
40-some colonials back to Virginia. The French tore down the British fortification and built Fort Duquesne. Governor Dinwiddie launched another expedition
Golden Gate, Kiev (975 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
Casa Blanca (San Juan) (436 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
Bavaria (5,907 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
Fort George, Ontario (644 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
year after U.S. forces abandoned the British side of the river. The fortification was used by the Canadian Army as a military training base during the
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
Dacian warfare (2,003 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
Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (568 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
Castle Hill, Newfoundland and Labrador (1,190 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
Citadel Hill (Fort George) (2,968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Those fortifications on the hill were successively rebuilt to defend the town from various enemies. A series of four different defensive fortifications have
Maiden Castle, Dorset (4,950 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and occurs in several other places in Britain and probably means a "fortification that looks impregnable" or one that has never been taken in battle.
Siege of Annapolis Royal (1744) (1,103 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
Olomouc (2,863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Morava River, the city is the ecclesiastical metropolis and historical capital city of Moravia. Today it is an administrative centre of the Olomouc Region
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
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
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),
Trnava (2,472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Trnava for a short time. The town ramparts were rebuilt to a Renaissance fortification as a reaction to the approaching Turkish danger from the south. The
Udine (1,922 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
Kunar Province (2,901 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
Sayf al-Dawla (7,854 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
next year was also defeated, allowing Sayf al-Dawla to complete the re-fortification of Samosata and Hadath. The latter successfully withstood yet another
Achaemenid Assyria (5,091 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
largest collections of Imperial Aramaic texts is that of the Persepolis fortification tablets, which number about five hundred. Many of the extant documents
Bay Bulls, Newfoundland and Labrador (480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the common Dovekie Bull-Bird which can be found in the area. Fortification of the harbour came in 1638 by Governor David Kirke. In 1655, Bay Bulls
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
Bastille (13,793 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles instructed Hugh Aubriot, the new provost, to build a much larger fortification on the same site as Marcel's bastille. Work began in 1370 with another
Termez (1,194 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
Simon Thassi (552 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
Praevalitana (650 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
Fortifications of Bucharest (537 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Bucharest are a ring of 18 fortifications built in late 19th century that surround Bucharest, the capital of Romania. A report by
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
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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
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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)
Mühlhausen (4,867 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
Ommen (4,249 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
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prominent features in Kaunas include: Kaunas Castle, a 14th-century fortification; Vytautas' Church, one of the oldest churches in Lithuania and the oldest
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the Pétrusse river valley, connecting the Ville Haute and the main fortification on the Bock with Luxembourg railway station, opened in 1859, on the
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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
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
Smederevo Fortress (3,666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a medieval fortified city in Smederevo, Serbia, which was temporary capital of Serbia in the Middle Ages. It was built between 1427 and 1430 on the
Halmstad (898 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
Żnin (1,293 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".
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
Jovan Vladimir (7,892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
remainder attacked the nearby coastal town of Ulcinj, which was part of the fortification system of the Theme of Dyrrhachium. Vladimir eventually surrendered
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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
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
Sam'al (1,280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
surrounded by the as yet unexcavated town and a further enormous double fortification wall with three gates and 100 bastions. Among the notable objects found
Urban culture (991 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
Jovan Vladimir (7,892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
remainder attacked the nearby coastal town of Ulcinj, which was part of the fortification system of the Theme of Dyrrhachium. Vladimir eventually surrendered
Lahore Fort (2,653 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Multan, and Kashmir necessitated the dismantling of the old mud-fort and fortification with solid brick masonry. The structure is dominated by Persian gardens
Worms, Germany (2,235 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
Viljandi (1,808 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
Cardiff (15,848 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suggests this castle was never finished, and it is debated whether the fortification was of Norman or Welsh origin. The concentration of these castles is
29th Battalion (Australia) (2,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
South West Pacific 1944–45, Liberation of Australian New Guinea, Gusika–Fortification Point. United Kingdom – The Worcestershire Regiment. Footnotes During
James Bowie (6,601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and had given Bowie authority to remove the artillery and blow up the fortification. Bowie and the Alamo commander, James C. Neill, decided they did not
Old Ahmedabad (1,210 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
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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
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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
Banda Aceh (2,289 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
History of Kolkata (6,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article: Kolkata 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
Hampshire (5,716 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
History of Munich (2,223 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
Alytus (1,056 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 the World War I the Central Powers managed
Palmyra (20,449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
city's current walls were erected during the reign of Diocletian whose fortification of the city enclosed a much smaller area than the original pre-273 city
Mons (4,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortified cities such as Mons, Charleroi, and Namur. The actual removal of fortifications only happened in the 1860s, allowing the creation of large boulevards
Battle of Borodino (8,268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
position, but the Redoubt remained manned, Kutuzov stating that the fortification was manned simply to delay the advance of the French forces. Historian
Għargħar Battery (456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
‘siege’ batteries of the blockade 1798-1800" (PDF). Arx - Online Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (6): 38–40. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
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
History of New Brunswick (4,446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Gaspareaux) along the frontier with Nova Scotia. (A major French fortification (Fortress of Louisbourg) was also built on Île Royale (now Cape Breton
Uelzen (1,174 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
Shumen (1,522 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
Magdeburg (3,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
house-, electro and black music Festung Mark – Part of the former city fortification, now reconstructed for parties and conventions Kunstkantine – Factory
Verdun (2,120 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
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
Utrecht (6,210 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
Košice (6,208 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
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
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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
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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
Munger Fort (3,336 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
Svendborg (1,717 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
Montevideo (16,496 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
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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
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
Battle of Shanhai Pass (3,773 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
Agrigento (1,551 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
Mdina (2,412 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
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derived from the Germanic elements *lindo, "lime tree," and burg, "fortification." Limburg town was the seat of the medieval Duchy of Limburg. None of
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stronghold was severely damaged. The walls of the small castle and the outer fortification were left partly destroyed. In the 17th century, the castle was no longer
Martín García Island (1,097 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
American Solidarity Party (815 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
Great Wall of China (5,931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Great Wall (disambiguation). The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally
Wicklow (2,138 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
Siege of Savage's Old Fields (1,355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
war, having been preceded by bloodless seizures of several military fortifications in the province. Patriot forces under the command of Major Andrew Williamson
Fortress of Luxembourg (7,386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
epithet. The Fortress of Luxembourg refers to the former fortifications of Luxembourg City, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which were mostly
Ancud (981 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
Lord Snow (2,576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The entrance of the Red Keep used when Catelyn and Rodrik enter the fortification corresponds to Mdina Gate, and also in Mdina the Pjazza Mesquita is
Svendborg (1,717 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
Brzeg (2,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
further west into Germany for safety and declared Brieg "Festung Brieg" (Fortification Brieg). After the fall of the town to the Soviets the remaining German
Mons (4,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortified cities such as Mons, Charleroi, and Namur. The actual removal of fortifications only happened in the 1860s, allowing the creation of large boulevards
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
Fort Gorazda (971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Montenegrin: Tvrđava Goražde/Тврђава Горажде, German: Thurmfort Gorazda) is a fortification built by the Austro-Hungarian Empire near Kotor in Montenegro. The current
Knin (4,217 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
situated on the northern parts of the Spas mountain, the larger castle or fortification (magno castro), which housed various officials and high ranking individuals
Persepolis (5,539 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
Saint-Quentin, Aisne (1,541 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
Citadel of Besançon (2,570 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
Siege of Savage's Old Fields (1,355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
war, having been preceded by bloodless seizures of several military fortifications in the province. Patriot forces under the command of Major Andrew Williamson
History of Zagreb (3,217 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
They fulfilled their obligation between 1242 and 1261. By building its fortification walls in the middle of the 13th century, Gradec acquired its outward
Nakhon Si Thammarat (1,227 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
Pemba Island (1,048 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. According
Dzielnica, Opole Voivodeship (217 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. "Central Statistical Office (GUS)
Jackson, Mississippi (10,780 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. Because of the siege and following destruction, few antebellum
Monza (3,591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from 1334 to 1336, overseeing the construction of the walls and the fortification of the fortress. In 1354 Pope Innocent VI proclaimed the undisputed
Toul (870 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortifications at Toul are not in that list they do follow the general defiladed fortification pattern for which Vauban is known. There appears to have been a fortified
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
Ranikot Fort (1,071 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
Qila Didar Singh (604 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
1420s (1,899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a relief expedition. May 7 – The Tourelles, the last English siege fortification at Orléans, falls. Joan of Arc becomes the hero of the battle by returning
Krepost Sveaborg (8,896 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
Kangla Palace (2,627 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
Fort Chambray (1,933 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
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
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Charles (Saint Kitts), which in turn was the colony's second largest fortification. Today, Sandy Point Town is an important industrial centre, manufacturing
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
Havana (12,116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the capital of Cuba. For other uses, see Havana (disambiguation). "Habana" redirects here. For the locality in Australia, see Habana
Risør (1,281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people. Den Hellige Ånds church, built in 1647 The citadel at Tangen, a fortification from the Napoleonic Wars (with modifications from the German occupation
Achaemenid Empire (15,942 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
Limburg (Netherlands) (3,420 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
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
Fort (Colombo) (995 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
Beijing city fortifications (16,008 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
History of the British Virgin Islands (8,523 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
Timeline of Zagreb (1,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
royal free city. 1261 - Gradec fortification walls constructed. 1368 - Population: 2,810. 1479 - Kaptol fortification walls completed. 1557 - Croatian
Southampton (10,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God's House Tower, built in 1417, the first purpose-built artillery fortification in England. Over the years it has been used as home to the city's gunner
Fort Whipple, Arizona (265 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. The post was founded by Edward
Warangal Fort (2,191 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
Rokycany (1,674 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the main church rebuilt in Gothic style and by 1399 system of town fortification is mentioned. Rokycany took an active role in Hussite movement. Master
Mahamuni Buddha Temple (3,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arakan. However, King Thibaw melted many of them to cast cannons for fortification of his palace. Of the thirty statues Bayinnaung brought from Siam, only
Vatican City (8,806 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
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
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
Shivaji's forts (439 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
Battle of Hastings (7,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ditch", and where it took place, is unclear. It occurred at a small fortification or set of trenches where some Englishmen rallied and seriously wounded
Elymais (825 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
Mahamuni Buddha Temple (3,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arakan. However, King Thibaw melted many of them to cast cannons for fortification of his palace. Of the thirty statues Bayinnaung brought from Siam, only
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
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
Mycenaean Greece (11,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
impressiveness of their fortifications. Cyclopean is the term normally applied to the masonry characteristics of Mycenaean fortification systems and describes
Saint Julian's Tower (407 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
Minden (6,394 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
Arachosia (1,869 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
Guwahati (5,119 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
Kruševac Fortress (553 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
Warangal Fort (2,191 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
Byzantine Empire under the Komnenos dynasty (6,910 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nicaea, Epirus and Trebizond. Meanwhile, their extensive programme of fortifications has left an enduring mark upon the Anatolian landscape, which can still
Vigevano (912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Ludovico il Moro), the great patron born in the town, who transformed the fortification/hunting lodge of Luchino Visconti (who in turn had re-used a Lombard
Kuala Terengganu (8,920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guālādīngjiānú) colloquially abbreviated as K.T.) is the administrative capital, royal capital, district and the main economic centre of Terengganu, Malaysia.
Battle of Nanking (8,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zijinshan to the northeast and the plateau of Yuhuatai to the south, where fortification was especially dense. In order to deny the Japanese invaders any shelter
Elymais (825 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
Gelonus (902 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the horizon. The total length of the ramparts is 33 km. Inside the fortification, lay three "keeps", 150,000 m², 650,000 m², and 720,000 m² in area,
Late Antiquity and Medieval sites in Kosovo (3,858 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
Pittsburgh (18,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed
Zafar, Yemen (1,687 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.
Čakovec (2,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Csáky. With the beginning of the 13th century he erected the timber fortification which was later named Csák's tower (Croatian: Čakov toranj). It was
San Sebastián (6,894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
town was hard to get at and well fortified – "it was the strongest fortification I ever saw, Gibraltar excepted", wrote William Dent. Three days later
Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area (4,276 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
Belgrade Synagogue (1,716 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
Late Antiquity (4,779 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
Floriana (1,343 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
Grover Cleveland (12,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cleveland appointed the Board of Fortifications under Secretary of War William C. Endicott to recommend a new coastal fortification system for the United States
Battle of Grunwald (5,534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
wagon fort: The camp was surrounded by wagons serving as an improvised fortification. However, the defense was soon broken and the camp was ravaged. According
Demosthenes (12,696 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
peace with Athens on very lenient terms. Demosthenes encouraged the fortification of Athens and was chosen by the ecclesia to deliver the Funeral Oration
History of Udaipur (2,961 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Noteworthy Aspects: The double defense system of Udaipur. The artillery fortification of Ekling-Gadh on Machala Magra was effectively used for the defense
Lutsk (2,574 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
Andros (2,568 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
El Castillo (municipality) (1,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the present-day border with Costa Rica. This was part of a series of fortifications built along the San Juan River in order to defend against pirate attacks
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
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
Nürburg (1,338 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
Battle of Fort De Russy (470 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
Kakatiya dynasty (4,358 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
Hexi Corridor (1,185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
limited caravan traffic to a narrow trackway, where relatively small fortifications could control passing traffic. There are several major cities along
Salona (1,534 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
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
Tartu (3,062 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
Detroit Historical Museum (1,212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the fort were deactivated after World War II and the barracks and fortification were turned over to the City of Detroit to operate as a museum. The
Scotts Head, Dominica (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fort on the headland of the Scotts Head peninsula; the bulk of this fortification has collapsed down the cliff into the water, though some ruins remain
Saalburg (2,309 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
Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County (899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
aftershocks. Since the earthquake, the central government has increased fortification intensity for seismic design for the old county town from VI to VIII
Trondheim (5,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sverresborg, also named Zion after King David's castle in Jerusalem, was a fortification built by Sverre Sigurdsson. It is now an open-air museum, consisting
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
Fortress of Mimoyecques (5,100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could be tunneled to support the barrels. The site was identified by a fortification expert, Major Bock of the Festungs-Pionier-Stab 27 of the Fifteenth
Kaposvár (2,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
destruction, is in connection to the name of the Esterházy family and the fortification of its economic and administrative rule. The city got the right for
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