City Walls

Some articles on city walls, wall, walls, city:

St. Florian's Gate - City Walls
... Until the 19th century, Kraków had massive medieval city walls ... The inner wall was some 2.4 meters wide and 6–7 meters high ... Ten meters outside the inner wall was an outer, lower one ...
List Of Cities With Defensive Walls - Europe - Poland
... Chełmno - almost whole length of walls (2.2 km), with 17 watch towers and city gate, 13th-14th cent ... Lębork - city ruins from the Medieval era Lubań - partially preserved Kraków - only the barbican, Floriańska Gate, two watch towers and some traces preserved Olkusz Paczków - very well preserved walls with 19 ... Młyńska) one of the most interesting city walls in Poland Szydłów - city walls with Krakowska Gate and watch towers built in 14th cent ...
Civilization: The Card Game - Turn Sequence - Combat
... Resolve Walls If the Attacker is attacking with a catapult, and the defending player possesses city walls, the City Walls are destroyed (returned to the player's hand) and ... This does not apply to the Great Wall ... repeated if the defender possesses more than one City Walls and the Attacker attacked with more than one catapult ...
Chinese City Wall - Extant City Walls
... Being the last imperial capital of China, the city walls of Beijing survived in substantially complete form into the 1950s, but have suffered wholesale demolition in the decades since ... Remnants of the wall system which can still be seen today include the wall of the Forbidden City, which survives intact, various gates including Qianmen, Tiananmen, Deshengmen, either surviving ... Of the walls of other major historical cities, those of Nanjing, Xi'an and Kaifeng are notable for their state of preservation ...
Architecture Of Istanbul - Byzantine and Genoese Structures - Walls of Constantinople and Environs
... Construction of the Walls of Constantinople began under Constantine the Great, who enlarged the previously existing walls of Byzantium in order to defend the new ... A new set of walls was built further west during the reign of Theodosius II, and rebuilt after an earthquake in 447 in their current shape ... The sea walls in the Seraglio Point area, which have continuously existed since Lygos and Byzantium, are the oldest part of the city walls while the triple land ...

Famous quotes containing the words walls and/or city:

    The Abbey always reminds me of that old toast, “Above lofty timbers, the walls around are bare, echoing to our laughter, as though the dead were there.”
    Garrett Fort (1900–1945)

    And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there.... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)