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Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (1) AD 1230-1466

The Red Brick Castles of Prussia 1230-1466

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Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (1) AD 1230-1466 by S.R. Turnbull
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The Teutonic Knights were the most warlike of the religious orders, and this is reflected in the architecture they left behind. The Teutonic memorials are the magnificent castles they built as a result of their conquest of Prussia. They were all built of brick, and raised during a period of less than a century and a half between 1230 and 1380. Many of these dramatic fortresses still exist today in what is now Poland, and provide a unique example of an architectural style that is both well defined and very closely reflects the nature of the men who created it. This book details the history of these spectacular fortresses from their inception through to their eventual decline and fall.

Author Biography

Stephen Turnbull is the world's leading English language authority on medieval Japan and the samurai. He has travelled extensively in the far east, particularly in Japan and Korea and is the author of 'The Samurai - A Military History' and Men-at-Arms 86: 'Samurai Armies 1550-1615'. Peter Dennis was born in 1950 and, having been inspired by contemporary magazines such as 'Look and Learn', studied illustration at Liverpool Art College. He has since contributed to hundreds of books, predominantly on historical subjects.
Release date NZ
October 22nd, 2003
Author
Contributor
Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
8 b&w & 47 colour illustrations
Imprint
Osprey Publishing
Pages
64
Series
Dimensions
185x248x6
ISBN-13
9781841765570
Product ID
2071687

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