The Fortress of Rhodes 1309–1522

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN-13 : 1782000038

Page : 64 pages

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First besieged in 305 BC, the island of Rhodes became part of the Roman Empire and was later fortified in the Byzantine style. Due to its strategic position in the Mediterranean, Rhodes was also attacked and besieged for over a century by Islamic forces. This title details the development of these fascinating fortifications, as well as the sieges that sought to reduce them.

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