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The Art of War

Tradition and Innovation in the Iconographic Representation of Alentejo Fortresses.

The Fortifications of Ceuta

Ceuta stands on a small peninsula that juts out into the Mediterranean Sea from the coast of North Africa.

The São Sebastião fortress at Mozambique Island

A testimony of the variety in sixteenth century military architecture.

Castro Marim

The town of Castro Marim lies close to the mouth of the river Guadiana on the border between Portugal and Spain.

Rehabilitation of Asilah

Asilah is an ancient coastal town founded in Phoenician times.

Forts of Ghana

Over a four hundred year period commencing just before the turn of the C15th, more than 60 fortified structures

Castelo dos Mouros

Castelo dos Mouros (English: Castle of the Moors) is a castle located in the town of Sintra, Portugal.

The fortified walls of Silves

The Islamic fortified walls surrounding Silves are ample proof of the Almohad mastery of military architecture.

The Fortress of Sagres

The Fortress of Sagres, a mythic place that offers a wide horizon over the ocean, where the nature crosses with geography,

Portuguese City of Mazagan

The Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida), one of the first settlements created in Africa

Macau Mount Fortress

The construction of Mount Fortress was initiated by the Jesuits in 1617 and completed in 1626.

A land of watchtowers

New research sheds light on Roman occupation of Portugal.

The Baluarte do Cavaleiro

Portugal is a country that has a vast and a rich heritage of stone masonry constructions which are live witnesses of the historical past

Fortificazione e Citta'

La Marca Italiana nel Urbanistica Portoghese.

Recovering Images of the Past

The Medieval fortifications in contemporary Portuguese cities.

Elvas Nominated for World Heritage

Even for international specialists, the first visit to Elvas (Portugal) is almost always a surprise.

From fortification to hotel

Portuguese interventions during the 1950s and the 1960s.

Silves Castle

Silves Castle lies in the town of Silves in the Algarve province in Portugal. It is locally known as Castelo de Silves.

Nomination of Marvão as World Heritage Site

The municipality of Marvão, in the Province of Alentajo, Portugal, is currently putting together a dossier for the nomination of the mountain-fortress of Marvão as a world heritage site.

European Forts in Ghana

The first European built fort in Ghana was Fort São Jorge da Mina (Elmina), which was built by the Portuguese in 1482

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