Fortification

Delve into the history and significance of fortification. Discover top ideas to visit and learn about ancient castles, forts, and defensive structures around the world.
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Many history enthusiasts probably know that the Middle ages that were sometimes referred to as 'Dark ages' were not so dark. In fact, these were the times when people started building castles - majestic and complex buildings, intended to be a safe retreat in the case of attack. Normans were the leading castle-builders of the period, having started building their constructions on the forts left by the Romans.

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