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St. Julian's Fort in Cartagena

Historical and architecural study of a late bastioned fort.

Burgos castle siege tunnels & well

Amongst the most interesting features of Burgos castle are the medieval well, siege tunnels and counter mines that have been preserved below the surface.

Fortified Tower Houses of Northern Spain

The area of the Spanish mainland bordering the Atlantic Ocean that today is known as Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country, was little influenced by Islamic occupation and culture in the Middle Ages.

Military Architecture in Minorca

Defences for the Island of Minorca already appear in its earliest history.

Fieldwork at Motilla del Azuer

Recent fieldwork at the Bronze Age fortified site of Motilla del Azuer (Daimiel, Spain).

Rammed earth walls in Serón de Nágima castle

The Raya or frontier between the kingdoms of Castile and Aragón was fortified with a system of castles and walled-cities

The Roman Walls of Lugo

The walls of Lugo were built in the later part of the 3rd century to defend the Roman town of Lucus.

Fortifications of Cadiz

Founded by the Phoenicians as Gadir around 1100BC, Cadiz is thought to be the oldest town in Spain.

La Bastida unearths 4,200-year-old fortification

La Bastida unearths 4,200-year-old fortification, unique in continental Europe.

The Castles of Mallorca

A diachronic perspective of the dynamics of territorial control on an Islamic island.

Walls of Niebla

The occupation of Niebla goes all the way back to Roman times.

The Roman Army in Hispania

Roman Republican camps, weapons and battlefields in Spain.

Islamic Castles In Iberia

When the invading Muslim army arrived in the Iberian Peninsula (modern day Spainand Portugal) in AD 711

Gormaz Castle

Situated close to the town of Gormaz, at the top of a cliff, this castle overlooks an immense plain

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Second Siege of Saragossa

The second siege of Saragossa was an epic struggle that encouraged Spanish resistance to the French throughout the Peninsular War.

Citadel of Tarifa

In 960, ʿAbd al-Raḥmān III ordered the construction of a fortress in Tarifa, which was the beginning of the small town.

Coastal Defences of Galicia

During the Age of Enlightenment.

Castle of Cullera

The castle of Cullera is located in the southernmost side of the mount of Cullera, the so called Golden Mountain.

Puerta del Sol

There are many hypotheses concerning the origins of this structure.

Iberian Ribats

Ribat (or Rabat) is the name given to Islamic fortified monasteries,

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