He champions logistics as a new and developing field of medieval expertise, asserting the crucial roles played by strategic military fortifications
and chains of supply during these long and often arduous campaigns.
The city was laid under siege, and Michelangelo, using his architecture and building skills, went to the aid of his city by designing and working on its military fortifications
from 1528 to 1529.
His doodles are of walls and designs of military fortifications
," said Jean-Pierre Osenat, chairman of Paris-based auction house Osenat, which is handling the sale.
Rather than describing the military fortifications
as pre-and post-gunpowder artillery, he often utilizes the terms "Hindu"' and "Muslim" to refer to the two eras.
Originally published in Armenian as Butrinti dhe fortifikmet e tij (Tirana 1984), this archaeological study of the military fortifications
of the ancient city of Butrint is important for two reasons.
It is layman's knowledge that physical barriers are considered useful only as early warnings and will not hamper the advancing forces if they managed to defeat or evade the established primary military fortifications
along the route to the capital.
In 1637, Algonquin people refused Dutch demands to pay taxes for military fortifications