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  Forts & Castles Images
Move the mouse over any image and click to see a bigger image of higher resolution - ok for wallpaper but still insufficient for printing.
Image purchases are available in higher resolution again - up to 24MB in TIFF at 300dpi.
If you are buying please take note of the image titles.
www.robsphotographyservices.com /FortsImages.htm   (73 words)

  
  Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A castle (from the Latin castellum) is a structure that is fortified for defence against an enemy and generally serves as a military headquarters dominating the surrounding countryside[1].
Castle walls, together with lodgings (keep) suitable for a Lord, as well as lower grade housing within the walls to accommodate some of the key population of the local area, served this purpose.
Castles were also developed to defend key part of the countryside such as a mountain pass or river estuary, and often made use of the natural geography to support the defensive walls through exploitation of cliffs, rivers, hills, and the like.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Castle   (3384 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Castle Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
A castle is a small self-contained fortress, usually of the middle ages, though the term is sometimes used of prehistoric earthworks (e.g.
Castles were also developed to defend key part of the countryside such as a mountain pass or river estuary and often exploited the natural geography to support the defensive walls through exploitation of cliffs, rivers, hills and the like.
The word "castle" (castel) was introduced into English shortly before the Norman Conquest to denote a type of fortress, then new to the country, brought in by the Norman knights whom Edward the Confessor had sent for to defend Herefordshire against the inroads of the Welsh.
www.ipedia.com /castle.html   (2701 words)

  
 Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The Castle (from the Latin castellum diminutive of castra a military camp in turn the of castrum or watchpost) is a fort a camp and the logical development of a enclosure.
Castles were also developed to defend key of the countryside such as a mountain or river estuary and often exploited the geography to support the defensive walls through of cliffs rivers hills and the like.
The word "castle" (castel) was introduced into shortly before the Norman Conquest to denote a type of then new to the country brought in the Norman knights whom Edward the Confessor had sent for to defend Herefordshire against the inroads of the Welsh.
www.freeglossary.com /Castle   (2553 words)

  
 Castle Article, Castle Information
The Castle (from the Latin castellum, diminutive ofcastra, a military camp, in turn the plural of castrum or watchpost), is a fort, a camp and the logical development of a Fortified enclosure.However a number of large château -like mansions are also calledcastles.
Castles were also developed to defend key part of the countryside such as a mountain pass or river estuary and often exploitedthe natural geography to support the defensive walls through exploitation of cliffs, rivers, hills and the like.
The word "castle" (castel) was introduced into English shortly before the Norman Conquest to denote a type of fortress, then new to the country, brought in by the Norman knights whom Edward the Confessor had sent forto defend Herefordshire against the inroads of the Welsh.
www.anoca.org /castles/fortress/castle.html   (2452 words)

  
 Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The Castle (from the Latin castellum, diminutive of castra, a military camp, in turn the plural of castrum or watchpost), is a fort, a camp and the logical development of a Fortified enclosure.
St John, bishop of Terouanne, died in 1130, and this castle of Merchem, built by a lord of the town many years before, may be taken as typical of the practice of the 11th century.
In the Annals of a Fortress the site of the feudal castle is occupied by the citadel of the walled town, for once again, with the development of the middle class and of cammerce and industry, the art of the engineer came to be disolayed chiefly in the fortification of cities.
www.gay-village.wikiverse.org /castle   (2778 words)

  
 Images of castles: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Nagashino castle (japanese:) is a castle in mikawa province....
Gusuku (okinawan: gusiku) refers to a castle or fortress in the ryukyu islands....
Thumb350pxpeel castle from the opposite side of the baypeel castle is a mostly ruined castle built on st patricks isle near the town of peel, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/i/im/images_of_castles.htm   (151 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Architecture: Building Types: Fortifications: Castles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Castles and Castle Ruins in the Netherlands - Enthusiast Marko Tjemmes supplies clear histories of castles close to his home in Rotterdam, illustrated with photographs, earlier images and ground plans.
Castles of the Middle Ages - An introduction to castles - their purpose, rooms, and defenses - and descriptions of some of the most famous in the UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Eastern Europe.
Chortkiv Castle from 1610 - This stone castle in Western Ukraine was built in 1610 to replace a medieval timber one.
dmoz.org /Arts/Architecture/Building_Types/Fortifications/Castles   (903 words)

  
 edinburgh Castle pictures and photographs - images of Scottish castles
This picture of the scottish capital's castle is taken from a slightly unusual angle, that is street level.
This photograph is from a collection which shows the variety of scottish castles and country houses or the national monuments and churches that help make the country of scotland.
The Castle was once the royal residence of Scottish Kings and Queens (Queen Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to her son in the confinement of the Castle).
www.scotlandforvisitors.co.uk /edinburghcastle.php   (294 words)

  
 Scottish Castles, Stately Homes and Houses
The present castle was built by John Buchanan in 1808 using the stone from the old castle.
The castle was severely damaged by fire in 1570 and was left as a ruin, until it was restored in the 19th century to make a residence for the Sheriff of Sutherland.
The castle by the North Sea with 189 rooms, a fairy-tale look and a distinct air of "French Scottish" was created during the remodel in 1845-51 by Sir Charles Barry, the architect for the House of Commons in London.
koti.welho.com /rhurmal1/linnat2004/scotcastles.html   (3981 words)

  
 Image Gallery - Castles and Fortifications
Images of castles, city walls and gates, military fortifications and other defensible positions of interest to the military historian.
Sandal Castle from which Richard, Duke of York sallied forth to confront the Lancastrian forces at the Battle of Wakefield, 30th Dec 1460, where he wa...
The first stone castle in Scarborough was built on the headland dominating the town and harbour around 1135 by William Le Gros, Earl of Albemarle.
www.clash-of-steel.co.uk /gallery/sub_index.php?index=fort   (258 words)

  
 Castles & Catapults ships - PC News at GameSpot
Each "day" in the game is divided into three phases, with players taking turns spending money on their castle or their army in the first, amassing their forces in the second phase, and then going into the final, real-time combat phase.
"Castles and Catapults is packed with the best in medieval warfare--building castles, storming walls, demolishing armies, and, of course, battling dragons," said Paul Rinde, senior VP and general manager of the Infogrames Minneapolis studio.
Castles and Catapults was developed by Magic Lantern Playware and is available in stores now.
www.gamespot.com /pc/strategy/castlescatapults/news.html?sid=2912631   (331 words)

  
 Travel Channel :: Best European Castles
These enduring stone structures are often shrouded in legends and myths as elusive as the mists that rise from their moats.
During the Middle Ages, castles served as fortresses; during the Renaissance and Reformation, they housed royals and painters, artisans and playwrights.
Today, castles serve as testimony to centuries past, offering visitors a glimpse into what life must have been like for the lords and ladies of the manor.
travel.discovery.com /fansites/worldsbest/eurocastle/eurocastle.html   (115 words)

  
 Castles
Germany has a wealth of castles to visit and to stay overnight in.
Click on thumbnail photos to see larger images of castles from all regions of Germany.
This castle site links to individual German castle pages where travelers have written reviews of it.
www.spotlightgermany.com /links/castles.htm   (305 words)

  
 Lost Castles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Which can't be said for a lot of other castles, because in the Middle Ages their number was far, far greater.
Of most of these lost castles or castle ruins we don't know how they looked like, apart from some educated guesswork based on excavations.
In this Lost Castles section you'll be shown the lost castles of which I've found images, together with some historical info.
www.castles.nl /lost.html   (163 words)

  
 Castle Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Castles evoke images of princesses and princes, court jesters and queens.
Indiana’s social studies standards (themes, concepts in world history, political structure, influences of cultural factors on human life and history).
Information literacy standards can be integrated into a castle unit with the help of the library media specialist.
portfolio.iu.edu /salhodge/L551/castles/Project2.htm   (246 words)

  
 Castles Images   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
For me, photography is still a wonderful experience - from seeing an image in my minds eye to somehow putting that image on a printed media of some type.
While I prefer the original transparency, this image transfer still has a certain appeal for me. This was from the early morning mass accent and other than some low clouds the sky was clear, no polarizer was used - the sky in New Mexico is just that blue.
The image was then exposed on Polaroid Type 669 color film for the image transfer.
home.flash.net /~photomc   (402 words)

  
 Japanese Castles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
This is a Shogun's castle called Matsumoto Jyo (Matsumoto Castle).
This I think is the best in the collection, its Nagoya Jyo (Nagoya Castle), seen from the park entrance.
Osaka Jyo (Osaka Castle), scene with cherry tree blossoms surrounding it.
www.hungry.com /~jamie/castle.html   (50 words)

  
 Some comments from others
Contains descriptions and images of Welsh castles, profiles of their builders, historical essays, a glossary of terms, reference materials and bibliographies, FAQs about Wales, and a directory of links on the Welsh language, history and literature, and finding accommodations in a Welsh castle.
You'll also find a detailed digital tour of Dolwyddelan Castle in Snowdonia, which was of strategic importance to the princes of the 13th Century.
There are also numerous articles including historical overviews of Norman, Welsh, and Edwardian castles and castle builders, as well as pieces about motte and bailey castles and castle siegecraft (so that you'll understand why so many of them are in ruin today).
www.castlewales.com /comments.html   (716 words)

  
 sand castles sand sculpture unique entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Images reflect sand sculpture service of the Sultans of Sand.
We respectfully request that no images be reproduced by any means whatsoever without prior expressed written consent from the company.
Click on any image to load a larger version of it.
www.sultansofsand.com /castles.htm   (41 words)

  
 Gravitational Lens Data Base
is the number of images corresponding to each source component.
= twice the average distance of the images from the lens center.
), the number of images, and the image separation in arc seconds.
www.cfa.harvard.edu /castles   (461 words)

  
 Medieval History of England
Medieval England brings forth images of castles and knights.
This land was the site of numerous invasions from Vikings, Saxons, Angles and Jutes during the early Middle Ages, and England incorporated words and grammar from these invaders and others, to form one of the most complex languages on the planet.
Norman castles began to take root after William the Conqueror defeated English forces in 1066.
www.medieval-life.net /medieval_history_england.htm   (274 words)

  
 Castles Calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Castles set you dreaming…once upon a time, long ago and far away.
The history and romance of castles weave together images of medieval pageantry and Renaissance splendor.
This calendar displays some of the most enchanting castles of Britain and Europe, to whet your appetite for travel or to keep you dreaming in your armchair all year through.
www.calendars.com /product.asp?IID=22071&PID=2&MGID=-1&kbid=23610   (153 words)

  
 Welsh Castle Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The images are taken from frozen frames of a videotape from a Canon A-1 video camera with S-Video output.
Higher resolution pictures produce more dramatic pictures, as can be found in "Other castle sites" below.
This project, however, is an experiment in low cost, "acceptable-resolution" images.
vi.uh.edu /pages/castlepage.html   (58 words)

  
 Castle Photo Gallery
The thought of castles conjures up images of adventure, romance and intrigue, a majestic castle standing on top of a sunny hill or cliff.
More days than not, they are shrouded in fog, mist and rain, with dark skies as a backdrop.
No matter the weather, though, castles always provide the perfect picture.
www.castles-of-britain.com /castleg.htm   (53 words)

  
 Castle Business Cards - Castles Business Card Templates
The images of castles below are thumbnails of high resolution photos available to LateNightPrinters.com for building full color online business card templates.
Pick an image and email us the code.
Available in three formats our castle business cards are lithographically printed with a glossy uv coating on the frontside.
www.latenightprinters.com /castle-business-cards.html   (262 words)

  
 A Scrapbook on Castles of France
You're looking for facts, quotes, examples, images, sound clips, videos, and animations that you think are important aspects of the topic.
Paste the images you've downloaded into a multimedia, paint or desktop publishing program (like HyperStudio, Clarisworks, or PageMaker) or use one of the graphics viewers listed as Tools on this page to display your collection of images.
Castles for sale - You haven't made it until you own a castle!
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/scrapchateauxab.html   (536 words)

  
 Medieval castles of Loire Valley,France
Holiday rentals in a Castle Cottage for rent Small cottage Cottage for 5 rental Luxury self catering Apartment Apartments in a castle Holiday castle for 20 Suites in castle for short stays
aposed to the 17C unfinished castle which was intended to replace the older one
Brissac is nicknamed the"Giant of the Loire Valley :with its seven stories it is taller than all the Royal Castles of Loire Valley.
www.a-castle-for-rent.com /castles/medieval.htm   (194 words)

  
 Images of Castles in Ireland
There are many Irish castles dotted around the countryside in Ireland.
Some fortifications lay in ruins but many are still maintained by their current owners.
If you would like to add your own personal photo of an Irish castle to the above collection, please feel free to contact us providing us with the needed information.
www.castlesinireland.net /images.html   (64 words)

  
 Medieval Times: Clipart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
This site includes clear and detailed images of knights, crusaders, warriors alone and in battle, jousters, castles and people in period dress.
Nothing evokes the medieval era more potently than the image of a towering castle.
In the spirit of keeping that romantic vision alive, I've created a few free clip art castles for you to use as you see fit.
www.cdli.ca /CITE/medieval_clipart.htm   (180 words)

  
 Northumberlan photos and prints
Situated in the North East Corner of England Northumberland offers the visitor some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK from it's stunning castles overlooking unspoilt beaches to the wild rolling Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park.
Exclusive prints of Bamburgh Castle, Dunstanburgh Castle and Alnwick can all be found in the galleries along with images from Lindisfarne, (Holy Island) and the many harbours and coastal features of Northumberland's 'Designated Area of Outstanding Beauty'.
All of the images can be ordered on-line using a credit or debit card at highly competitive prices.
www.northumbriaimages.co.uk   (423 words)

  
 Stock Photographs, Images, North England, UK, Graeme Peacock
Stock Photographs, Images, North England, UK, Graeme Peacock
Order this superb quality calendar, with spectacular images of Hadrian's Wall and the surrounding area reflecting each season, by Graeme Peacock.
A3 size UV varnished smooth glossy archival art prints of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge at Night.
www.graeme-peacock.com /showcat.asp?catSubject=2301   (73 words)

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