Medieval Siege Weapons (2): "Byzantium, the Islamic World & India AD 476-1526"
English | 48 pages | ISBN-10: 1841764590 | PDF | 43.47 MB

When it came to non-gunpowder machine development, the medieval period was of the most inventive in military history. During this era, the pre-existing military-technological traditions from the ancient worlds were brought together. Three civilisations were primarily responsible for this evolution: the Late-Roman or Byzantine Empire, the Islamic World, and latterly the Mongol 'World Empire'. This book examines the resulting st-throwing machines from torsion 'energy storage' systems, to manpowered and counterbalance sling devices, rockets and others

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