TITLE

Artillery improvements and warring city-states encouraged changes in the art of fortification in Renaissance Italy

AUTHOR(S)
Rapetti, Giovanni
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Military History;Apr99, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the advent of technological development of firearms in the 15th century. Why Italy is the place where development of firearms started; Factors that engineers found to be contributing to the defeat of a party; Construction of fortresses with geometrical layouts from Leon Batista Alberti; Modernization of fortifications.
ACCESSION #
1570670

 

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