Castles: Bastions of Power, Part 02 (2019)


Introduction

Castles were bastions of power. Yet, what was life like behind their walls?

When the enemy was at their gates, they had to withstand battering rams, catapults and sapping which called for ever new solutions by their defenders until, finally, large-calibre cannons spelt their end.

Outline

Part 2 examines their military function from the 11th to the 16th century.

When the enemy was at their gates, they had to withstand battering rams, catapults and sapping which called for ever new solutions by their defenders until, finally, large-calibre cannons spelt their end.

Castles: Bastions of Power Series

Production & Filming Details

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  • Production: Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion for ZDF, Arte, ZDFinfo, and ZDF Enterprises.
  • Distributor(s): ZDF and Arte.
  • Release Date: 2019.
  • Running time: 50 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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