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Title Ancient fortifications : a compendium of theory and practice / edited by Silke Muth, Peter I. Schneider, Mike Schnelle and Peter D. De Staebler.
Imprint Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2016.

Series Fokus fortifikation studies ; volume 1
Fokus Fortifikation studies ; v. 1.
Subject Fortification -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Mediterranean Region -- Antiquities.
Military history, Ancient.
Alt Name Muth, Silke,
Schneider, Peter I. (Peter Irenaus), 1973-
Schnelle, Mike,
De Staebler, Peter D.,
Description 1 online resource (xv, 420 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Methods of interpretation / Silke Muth, Alexander Sokolicek, Brita Jansen, Eric Laufer -- Die Dokumentation vor Ort: Methodik und Organisation / Judith Ley, Elke Richter, Brita Jansen -- Uberlegungen zur systematischen Beschreibung und Prasentation / Jurgen Giese, Ulrich Ruppe, Peter I. Schneider, Mike Schnelle -- The building experience / Peter D. De Staebler -- Mauerwerksformen und Mauerwerkstechniken / Christiane Brasse, Silke Muth -- Defensive Funktionen / Brita Jansen -- Symbolische Funktionen / Silke Muth, Eric Laufer, Christiane Brasse -- Urbanistic functions and aspects / Silke Muth -- Source criticism: fortifications in written sources and the visual arts / Rune Frederiksen, Eric Laufer, Silke Muth -- Die Befestigung als historische Quelle / Eric Laufer -- Studying rural fortifications: a landscape approach / Sylvian Fachard -- Regional begrenzte Phanomene / Silke Muth, Ulrich Ruppe.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (Jstor, viewed March 4, 2018).
ISBN 9781785701405 (electronic bk.)
1785701401 (electronic bk.)
9781785701429 (electronic bk.)
1785701428 (electronic bk.)
9781785701399 (hardback)
ISBN/ISSN 9781785701399
OCLC # 918986605
Additional Format Print version: Ancient fortifications. Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2016 9781785701399 (DLC) 2015031422 (OCoLC)940918505

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