By Dan Snow
Join TV’s Dan Snow because the totally illustrated ‘Battle Castles’ brings to exciting lifestyles a cavalcade of medieval fortifications and the clashes that grew to become empires to airborne dirt and dust and mortals into legends.
Castles and their ruins nonetheless dominate the panorama and are a continuing reminder to country time whilst violence, or the specter of it, was once the norm.
Dan Snow explores the world’s maximum medieval castles: from Dover fortress to Château Gaillard, Richard I’s castle in Normandy, and Castillo de Gibalfaro, the final leading edge of Moorish rule in Spain, to Krak des Chevaliers in Syria – an fantastic feat of engineering by means of the Crusaders.
Each castle’s tale is dramatically mentioned: the construction innovations, the guns used and lifestyle in the partitions. Spanning the globe, and utilizing the most recent CGI reconstructions, Dan Snow will get to the very middle of the bloodshed and battles of the best fortresses of the center Ages.