Sieges and siegecraft, Roman

M. K. Hebblewhite

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Abstract

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
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781444338386
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • military history
  • Roman history
  • war

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    Hebblewhite, M. K. (2013). Sieges and siegecraft, Roman. In R. S. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. B. Champion, A. Erskine, & S. R. Huebner (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of ancient history (pp. 1-2). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah19157