By Nicholas Michael, Gerry Embleton
King John the nice of France used to be captured by means of the English on the conflict of Poitiers in 1356; his 14-year-old son Philip fought valiantly via his facet till the sour finish, and once he was once able to achieve this, King John rewarded his son's braveness and devotion by way of designating him Duke of Burgundy, a name that accidentally had simply turn into extinct. Philip was once the 1st of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy and this interesting textual content by way of Nicholas Michael examines the functioning and corporation of the Burgundian armies from the start of his reign until eventually the time of the final of the Valois Dukes; Charles the daring.
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A plan of Jotapata, which clearly shows the topography of the city. Jotapata The site is situated on an isolated hill in Lower Galilee near modern-day Moshav Yodefat. A third of the adjoining town was built on four to five large terraces on the steep eastern slope, with the remaining two-thirds on the southern plateau. Five residential areas have been excavated, and modest private dwellings with cisterns, ritual baths, and storage areas have been exposed. com the presence of prosperous dwellers here.
Examples of these fortresses have been excavated at Rujm el-Hamiri, Rujm el-Deir and Khirbeth el-Qasr in the Hebron Hills. These fortifications can be classed according to their region; in Judaea, Idumaea and Galilaea the population mostly consisted of non-troublesome Jews and Idumeans, whereas in Samaria, Transjordan, the coastal plain and the Decapolis the majority of the population consisted of potentially rebellious Gentiles. A TOUR OF THE SITES At the time of writing, not all the Hasmonaean and Herodian fortifications are accessible to the public.
5km from Caesarea Maritima. The fortress dominated Caesarea Maritima’s water supply as well as the roads leading from the city to the interior of the kingdom. The complex included various elements, including a large fortified building erected at the top of a hill, and water-related and agricultural installations. Among the latter were a bathhouse in Roman style and a pool, an aqueduct, a columbarium and an oil press. The whole complex extends over a surface of three hectares. 5m along its east–west axis.
Armies Of Medieval Burgundy (1364-1477) by Nicholas Michael, Gerry Embleton