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  1. Defensive walls were usually topped with crenellation or parapets that offered protection to those defending from the top of the wall.
  2. Defensive walls were common from the ancient period into the medieval period.
  3. Defensive walls were used to enclose settlements from prehistory into the modern period.
  4. These defensive walls were finished and blessed by Pope Leo IV in 852.


  1. This was partially overcome by building forts and defensive walls along part of the route.


  1. However, the tower as a whole is a complex of several buildings set within two concentric rings of defensive walls and a moat.


  1. Rivalry between the two men led to the decision to build defensive walls around Maastricht.

Important City

  1. The remains of the defensive walls and the pagodas in a dilapidate situation remain as the traces of the important city in the past.


  1. The fortification follows the contours of the hill, and consists of one or more lines of earthworks, with stockades or defensive walls, and external ditches.

Chief Port

  1. The chief port of Pamphylia, the city had towers and defensive walls, some of which have survived.

Defensive Walls

  1. These walls served as both defensive walls and retaining walls for the palace.


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  2. Time > History > Castles > Walls
  3. Time > History > Castles > Fortification
  4. Important City
  5. Countries > European Union > Netherlands > Maastricht
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