Sieges and siegecraft, Roman

M. K. Hebblewhite

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Siege warfare, that is the attempt to occupy a fortified position through blockade or direct assault, was a central element in ancient warfare.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of ancient history
EditorsRoger S. Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B. Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine R Huebner
Place of PublicationMalden, MA
PublisherWiley-Blackwell, Wiley
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781444338386
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • military history
  • Roman history
  • war


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