The Defenders: Towers of Strength.
|Caption||The Defenders: Towers of Strength. The key to the system of fortifications in Syracuse lay in the castle of Epipolas (bottom right) whose walls were defended by war engines designed by the mathematician Archimedes, killed by the Romans (above right). One of Epipolas's three ditches (above left) cut from solid rock.|
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|Keywords||fortifications citadel walls battle war Syracuse Epipolas romans Archimedes mathematics ditch|
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