Castles of the World

Photographic guide to the best of the world's forts, strongholds, towers and citadels from the ancient times to the present. Les mer
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Photographic guide to the best of the world's forts, strongholds, towers and citadels from the ancient times to the present.

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Introduction

Ancient Forts
Maiden Castle, near Dorchester, Dorset, England
Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India
Masada, Judea, Israel
Euryalus, near Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Homs Governorate, Syria

Early Medieval Castles
Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Cha teau de Chillon, Lake Geneva, Switzerland
Mehrangarh, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Rayen Castle, Iran
Bam Citadel, Iran
Berat Citadel, Albania
Alcazar Castle, Segovia, Spain
Hochosterwitz Castle, Austria
Blagai Castle, Bosnia Herzegovina
Rabati Castle, Georgia
Warwick Castle, England
Corfe Castle, England
Rudkhan Castle, Iran
Kantara Castle, Cyprus
Burg Gussing, Austria
Elz Castle, Trier, Germany
Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
Guaita Fortress, San Marino
Leeds Castle, Kent, England
Crusader's citadel, Island of Pharaohs, Egypt
1100s Krak des Chevaliers, Syria
Trim Castle, Ireland
Nafpaktos Castle, Greece
Heidelberg Castle, Germany
Bran Castle, Romania
Conwy Castle, Wales
La Iruela, Cazoria, Spain

Late Medieval
Genoese Fortress, Sudak, Crimea, Ukraine
Beersel Castle, Belgium
Belogradchik Fortress, Bulgaria
Bodiam Castle, England
Castle Stalker, Scotland
Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland
Karlstein Castle, Czech Republic
Koluvere Castle, Estonia
Malbork Castle, Poland
Olavinlinna, Finland

Early Modern Castles and Palaces
Cha teau de Pierrefonds, Oise, France
Osaka Castle, Japan
Camber Castle, Rye, East Sussex, England
Chateau de Chambord, France
Egskov Castle, Denmark
Morro Castle, Havana, Cuba
Red Fort, India
Castillo San Felipe de Barajas, Colombia
Castle of Good Hope, South Africa
Four Metal Cross, Ghana

Romantic Palaces and Modern Strongholds
Citadelle Henry Christophe, Haiti
Neuschwanstein, Bavaria, Germany
Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
Hohenzollern Castle, Germamy
Bojnice Castle, Slovakia
Palacio Da Pena, Sintra, Portugal
Vajdahunyad Castle, Hungary
Watchtower, Gull Bay, Torteval, Guernsey, Channel Islands
Maunsell Forts, English Channel

Om forfatteren

Phyllis G. Jestice is a professor of medieval history and chair of the Department of History at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, where she regularly teaches about vikings, crusaders, and the 100 Years War. Dr. Jestice enjoys a variety of research and writing, and her work over the years has included two scholarly monographs, a number of translations, and extensive publications for a more general audience on ancient and medieval warfare, including The Timeline of Medieval Warfare (2008).