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Secrets of Castles And Fortresses  - Castle And Dungeon Documentary - Classic History
Secrets of Castles And Fortresses - Castle And Dungeon Documentary - Classic History A dungeon is a room or cell in which prisoners are held, especially underground. Dungeons are generally associated with medieval castles, though their association with torture probably belongs more to the Renaissance period. An oubliette or bottle dungeon is a form of dungeon which is accessible only from a hatch or hole (an angstloch) in a high ceiling. The word dungeon comes from French donjon (also spelled dongeon), which means "keep", the main tower of a castle. The first recorded instance of the word in English was near the beginning of the 14th century when it held the same meaning as donjon. The proper original meaning of "keep" is still in use for academics, although in popular culture it has been largely misused and come to mean a cell or "oubliette".[citation needed] Though it is uncertain, both dungeon and donjon are thought to derive from the Middle Latin word dominio, meaning "lord" or "master".[1] In French, the term donjon still refers to a "keep", and the English term "dungeon" refers mostly to oubliette in French. Donjon is therefore a false friend to dungeon (although the game Dungeons & Dragons is titled Donjons et Dragons in its French editions). An oubliette (same origin as the French oublier, meaning "to forget"[2]) was a form of prison cell which was accessible only from a hatch or a hole (sometimes called an angstloch) in a high ceiling. The use of "donjons" evolved over time, sometimes to include prison cells, which could explain why the meaning of "dungeon" in English evolved over time from being a prison within the tallest, most secure tower of the castle into meaning a cell, and by extension, in popular use, an oubliette or even a torture chamber. The earliest use of oubliette in French dates back to 1374, but its earliest adoption in English is Walter Scott's Ivanhoe in 1819: "The place was utterly dark—the oubliette, as I suppose, of their accursed convent." Read More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dungeon
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Secrets of Great British Castles Episode 1 Dover Castle
Visit my blog to find the full list of movies with and without subtitles: Historian Marc Morris details the history of British castles. Secrets of Great British Castles: Series 1 Historian Dan Jones explores the turbulent history behind six of Britain's most famous castles: Dover, the Tower of . Secrets of Great British Castles: Series 1 Historian Dan Jones explores the turbulent history behind six of Britain's most famous castles: Dover, the Tower of .
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Secrets of The Medieval Castle
Medieval Castles were more than just large fortresses with massive stone walls. They were ingeniously designed fortifications that used many brilliant and creative ways to protect their inhabitants from attacking enemies.
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Hampton Court Secrets of Henry VIIIs Palace
Hampton Court is the ultimate royal pleasure palace, embodying an indulgent and grandiose lifestyle built by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey and furthered by King Henry VIII. Its many rooms chart Henry VIII's decline from fit young warrior to bloated womanizer, and they tell the vivid stories of the ladies who became his queens. Later, King William III and Queen Mary II commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to rebuild Hampton Court, demolishing half of the red brick Tudor palace and replacing it with an exquisite Baroque castle, making Hampton Court one of the most unique palaces in the world. Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace digs beneath the brick and stone to unveil an abundance of art and lore that bring Hampton Court to life. I do not own any right on this video. this is uploaded for educational purposes
Views: 1056352 Henry Harold
The Hidden Secrets Built Into Medieval Castles That Most People Never Knew Existed
When you look at a medieval castle, several different images probably pop into your head. It could be of a princess longingly gazing out of a window or perhaps a knight jousting atop his noble white steed. We all hold different associations with castles, that’s certainly true. But how much do we really know about their design and the purpose they served for those living behind their walls? While medieval castles might seem arcane, they did serve a very specific function when they were built. They also hold dark secrets… The first time you probably heard of a castle was when someone was reading fairy tales before bed. Perhaps you pictured them as the sparkling mansions where Cinderella and the other princesses found their happily ever-afters. join us in our second channel..let's help animals together https://goo.gl/fauhmJ OUR Website : http://www.dduknow.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/know.of Twitter : https://twitter.com/Did_You_Know_of Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/dduknow -----Audio by Scott Leffler: scottleffler.com For copyright matters please contact us at: [email protected] #did_you_know
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Secrets of Castles and Fortresses english documentary Part 1
Medieval Castles were more than just large fortresses with massive stone walls. They were ingeniously designed fortifications that used many brilliant and creative ways to protect their inhabitants from attacking enemies.
Views: 1017 Ines Hausten
Secrets of Castles and Fortresses english documentary Part 3
The Moat -- A moat, which is a body of water that surrounds a castle, is often thought of as a water obstacle that had to be crossed; but this wasn't the primary function of a moat. One of the biggest concerns of the inhabitants of a medieval castle or fortress was the fear that an invading army would dig tunnels under the fortification. This tunneling could either provide access to the castle or cause a collapse of the castle walls. A moat prevented this because any tunnel under the moat would collapse and fill with water. It was a very effective deterrent against tunneling. Often times the moat wasn't even on the outside of the castle. It was on the inside between the outer wall and the inner wall.
Views: 572 Ines Hausten
Secrets of Castles and Fortresses english documentary Part 2
A lot of thought, ingenuity, and planning went into the design of Medieval Castles. Everything from the outer walls to the shapes and location of stairwells were very carefully planned to provide maximum protection to the inhabitants. Here are some of the unique and lesser-known secrets of medieval castle designs.
Views: 478 Ines Hausten
SIEGE of the Mountain Castle Fort!  Secret Technology! (Forts Gameplay)
Let's Play Forts Star Wars The Last Jedi Resistance Bombers vs First Order Dreadnought Forts is a Physics Based RTS (Part 16) Let's try to answer the age old question of who would win in a versus contest....Star Wars vs Star Trek? Star Trek will get the USS Enterprise and Star Wars will get the Star Destroyer. Watch more Forts: http://bit.ly/FortsGameplay Find me here: ●VonTactics Channel: http://bit.ly/BaronVonTactics ●Instagram: http://instagram.com/baronsadventures ●Twitter: https://twitter.com/BaronVonGamez ●BaronVonGamez: http://bit.ly/Baron2ndChannel Download Forts on Steam: http://bit.ly/DownloadForts About Forts: Forts is a physics-based RTS where foes design and build custom bases, arm them to the teeth and blast their opponent's creations to rubble. The arms race intensifies with this new update that adds two new tech buildings which allow commanders access to six formidable new weapons, and a host of new and varied strategies. The Armoury unlocks Flak guns to clear the skies of enemy projectiles, and EMP rockets to power down enemy tech, both of which can be upgraded to the Shotgun and twin Rocket launcher, respectively. The classic Cannon is now found in the new Munitions Plant, where it is joined by it's little brother, the burst-firing 20mm Cannon. The Factory now produces two beam weapons, the classic Plasma Laser and the new Firebeam, great for penetrating fortifications to ignite them from within. Tons of Guns comes complete with new AI forts bristling with new weapons for players to take on in Skirmish or Multiplayer, and a new Mod Selection feature, which allows several new game types, such as Fast Build, Rapid Fire and Zero Gravity. Also included are Truce mods, which provide a period of varying lengths in which players can build up their forts in peace, before they start blasting each other into oblivion. All this, and the previously released Steam Workshop integration, comes free to Forts owners and increases the fort building possibilities of the game. Enjoy! Thanks for watching! Baron
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900 Year Old Castle Explore - Secret Passage In The Well?
Had this one knocking around on my hard drive for a while. Decided to share it! It's not the usual exciting standards but we have some cool adventures coming soon! Music Credits: Folk Round by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100357 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Just to re-cap, lots more videos to come! I found a message in a bottle today and will contact the 'thrower' to see if they have the chucking it in footage. HELL TUNNEL Very soon guys! Just waiting for the unsettled weather to pass over! Could be just a week away.
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Secrets Of Great British Castles 5of5 Stirling Castle ✪ Castle Documentaries Channel
We always have to keep in mind that a Documentary, after all, can tell lies and it can tell lies because it lays claim to a form of veracity which fiction doesn't. Some of the documentaries are made just to discredit some particular person, party, organization, system etc, but most of them here on TDF are non biased, without prejudice and worth watching.
Castles of Medieval Ages | Towering Fortress vs Invaders | Military
Castles of Medieval Ages | Towering Fortress vs Invaders | Military A castle (from Latin: castellum) is a type of fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages by nobility. Scholars debate the scope of the word castle, but usually consider it to be the private fortified residence of a lord or noble. This is distinct from a palace, which is not fortified; from a fortress, which was not always a residence for nobility; and from a fortified settlement, which was a public defence – though there are many similarities among these types of construction. Usage of the term has varied over time and has been applied to structures as diverse as hill forts and country houses. Over the approximately 900 years that castles were built, they took on a great many forms with many different features, although some, such as curtain walls and arrowslits, were commonplace. Read more about “Castles of Medieval Ages | Towering Fortress vs Invaders | Military”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle Visit our website for more MILITARY DOCUMENTARY FILMS: http://militaryfilmschannel.blogspot.com/ You may also subscribe to MILITARY DOCUMENTARY FILMS channel for more updated videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7PTj8nwotxTX3z0z39H2uA Thank you for watching “Castles of Medieval Ages | Towering Fortress vs Invaders | Military”.
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Top 5 Biggest Castles in the World
5 of the biggest, by square footage, found around the globe. Please subscribe to support more videos! Music: www.bensound.com
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Secret rooms uncovered at Warwick Castle, UK
Tony Robinson (Time Team) has opened four never-seen-before rooms at Warwick Castle, including one designed by Richard III. Report by Mark Morris. Subscribe to ITN News! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=itnnews See our Top 20 Most Watched Videos: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL95EA69A84358C8BE See 2012's Most Watched Videos: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7C0832D5DA586751 Ten more great videos from ITN: The Harlem Shake, ITN-style: http://bit.ly/ZB1HX2 Slam-dunking sea otter: http://bit.ly/YMdpId Real jetpack demonstration: http://bit.ly/X2RsYR Chewing gum art from Ukraine: http://bit.ly/XrY3M8 The amazing moment a baby killer whale is born: http://bit.ly/XKwMU5 Foam fills Australian town: http://bit.ly/YsR95m Meet the man with the world's stretchiest skin: http://bit.ly/YNZbGK Dogs learn to drive in New Zealand: http://youtu.be/chrzpnL1OEM See the world's biggest biceps: http://bit.ly/121JALt Full size Angry Birds: http://bit.ly/VYgLgj Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itn Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/itn Visit our homepage: http://itn.co.uk
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Top 10 WEIRD Facts About Medieval CASTLES
→Check out Shadiversity: https://www.youtube.com/user/shadmbrooks →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 Find more lists at: http://www.toptenz.net → Top 10 BIZARRE Archaeological DISCOVERIES : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wssr1g6Kb3Q Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Brand new videos 7 days a week! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Business inquiries to [email protected] Coming up: 10. The term castle is actually very confusing in the English language. 9. It was through conquering the local castle that land was taken from another ruler in medieval times. 8. The most significant defensible feature a castle could receive was through location and not design. 7. Contrary to what many people think, it is the gatehouse and not the central keep that was the most important and defended part of a castle’s structures. 6. The internal walls of castles were not bare stone. 5. As a general rule Castles didn’t have large windows. 4. Castles did have secret entrances or back doors. 3. Properly designed Castles are much better at their job than many people realize or what is depicted in movies. 2. The most historically effective way to take a castle was by starving it out. 1. Castles required far fewer people to defend than people think. Source/Further reading: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_V_of_England
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Mysteries Of England's Forgotten Castles  -  Documentary
Subscribe to Insomnia Team for daily documentaries! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg353zadABLG_HHkt92cI9w For more Great documentaries check out this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB8MxfrLz2uocbT0hilg-9IsukX8wzfs4 *All rights are reserved to the owners or licensed.* * It is not intended to violate copyrighted material, which all belongs to its receptive owners. This Video Is Educational Purpose Only.* Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
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Secrets Of The Castle Season 1 Episode 5 ''Beyond The Castle Walls''  【HD】
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Recommendation: Secrets of Great British Castles
Check out Secrets of Great British Castles: https://www.netflix.com/title/80095866 http://www.channel5.com/show/secrets-of-great-british-castles
Views: 2306 Medieval Review
What is a REAL medieval CASTLE? a stronghold fortress citadel or château?
Is a castle, a fortress, stronghold, château or a citadel? Well in this video I answer what a medieval castle really is. Big thank you to Drone Girl for letting me use some of her footage. Drone Girl's channel can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_tMoGN53YsIz4BBn8Y0kBQ
Views: 82096 Shadiversity
SECRETS OF THE LOST EMPIRES: Medieval Siege (documentary)
In the film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, a team of timber framers and other specialists design, build, and fire a pair of trebuchets, a devastating engine of war popular in the Middle Ages. The trebuchet was only the most frightening of the weapons early European warriors employed in siege warfare. They also relied on battering rams, siege towers, tunnels - anything to gain access to a castle. Defenders, meanwhile, had a few tricks of their own.
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How Good is the *HIDDEN CASTLE FORTRESS* in State of Decay 2?
This is one of the top bases in State of Decay 2, enjoy!
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Secrets Of Great British Castles - Cardiff
Secrets Of Great British Castles Season 2 - Episode 2
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Castle Episode 6 Raglan and Pontefract Castles ✪ Castle Documentaries Channel
We always have to keep in mind that a Documentary, after all, can tell lies and it can tell lies because it lays claim to a form of veracity which fiction doesn't. Some of the documentaries are made just to discredit some particular person, party, organization, system etc, but most of them here on TDF are non biased, without prejudice and worth watching.
Castle Episode 4 Bodiam Castle ✪ Castle Documentaries Channel
We always have to keep in mind that a Documentary, after all, can tell lies and it can tell lies because it lays claim to a form of veracity which fiction doesn't. Some of the documentaries are made just to discredit some particular person, party, organization, system etc, but most of them here on TDF are non biased, without prejudice and worth watching.
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Castle Secrets & Legends S01E03 : Hound of the Baskervilles
"Hound of the Baskervilles" is a sequence of the 3rd episode of season 1 of the American TV series Castle Secrets & Legends (Mysteries at the Castle) aired on 9 february 2014, starring Merritt Matthew Chase as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Dumbshits Guide to Dark Souls: Sen's Fortress
Dark Souls guides are long and annoying. This is tight and hazardous to health, like your homemade sex toy. Sen's Fortress is a pain in the ass if you want to get everything in it in one shot rather than having to come back to it later. This means a lot of backtracking, so get used to that concept. There are a few good items and a rather useful NPCs here so don't miss them, because next stop is Anal Rodeo. You're gonna need all the help you can get. (This series won't cover random enemy drops or soul items) Songs: Kevin Macleod - Call to Adventure Enya - Only Time Madness - House of Fun MGS: Snake Eater OST - Snake Eater (Main Theme) Ludicris - Move Bitch Jilco - Mt. Goon Ramstein - Backstabu John "I like to touch men" Cena - You Can't See Me Aphex Twin - Windowlicker
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Medieval Warfare: Castles of War (720p)
WATCH ENTIRE PLAYLIST: CASTLES OF WAR (MEDIEVAL WARFARE) - AMAZING MIDDLE AGES DOCUMENTARY Dare to storm the battlements of the worlds most legendary fortresses! This armor-clashi. In European history, the Middle Ages, or Medieval period, lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the collapse of the Western Roman Empire and. WATCH ENTIRE PLAYLIST:
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Poenari Castle. The real Dracula Fortress. Romania 2015
This video tells the story of the real Dracula castle, with pictures and film.
Views: 29902 J. Vagabond
Castles 2: Siege and Conquest the Documentary (1992, Interplay/BBC)
This documentary goes through the ropes of all of the different offensive and defensive tactics used in castle siege. They go over structures, materials, chokepoints, layered defenses. A VERY informative film for an aspiring castle builder. Castles II: Siege and Conquest is a strategy video game developed for the Macintosh, Amiga and DOS by Interplay Entertainment in 1992, designed and developed by Quicksilver Software; the Macintosh version of the game was published by Interplay Entertainment under the MacPlay brand name. Castles II is the sequel to the 1991 game Castles. The player takes the role of one of five different nobles (Albion, Duke of Valois, Anjou, Aragon, or Burgundy), fighting for the title of King of Bretagne. In addition, at least three territories are controlled by the Pope. Gameplay includes scouting out unknown territories, conquering them, building castles to prevent revolts and line defenses, raising an army, feeding and paying them, and eventually making a claim for the title of King. Depending on how strong the human player or the other four AI-engined nobles are, the Pope will decide whether or not to endorse the claim. Therefore, attacking someone that claims the title can prevent them from getting it. Using diplomacy also allows the player to maintain high relationships with the other nobles and with the Pope, a useful feature to protect from attack. Alternately, the player can conquer everyone and even the Pope to win by default (in which case the anti-Pope will also endorse the player's claim to the throne). Depending on which noble is picked, the player can start at any of five general areas of the map. Initially he is provided with one territory rich in one of four resources: gold, timber, iron, or food. Having more of one kind of resource territory increases the total amount that the player can harvest per turn (also dependent on the total amount of "points" allocated). Players can only gather the resources in territories they control, so a player who does not control at least one of each kind must rely on trades to gain those resources. At first the player can perform one task each of three types at once: administrative (gathering resources and building castles, represented by a green bar), military (recruiting an army, building optional weapons like a catapult, and policing the realm, represented in red), and political (sending scouts, diplomats, and spies, represented in blue). The more a type of task is performed, the more points which may be devoted to that kind of task are gained (to a limit of 9 per type). At a rating of 5, two tasks can be performed at once. The most remarkable feature at the time for Castles II: Siege and Conquest was the ability to design and save different castles. Depending on the total number of walls and turrets, the castles were assigned point values that determined how long it takes to build. Larger castles are harder to destroy or capture, which serves to keep enemies out of the controlled lands. Large castles are also used to prevent revolts. Armies include infantry, archers, and knights, each costing a different resource to recruit. The size of the army that can be raised is dependent upon the number of territories and castles the player possess. Time passes steadily, as the days tick by you will need to make your moves carefully. A CD-ROM version of the game features an extensive amount of full motion video about the history and purpose of different castles around Europe, presented by a pair of historians as short informative clips that were separate from the game. The CD version also featured a full orchestral soundtrack by composer Charles Deenen. Also present are video scenes taken from The Private Life of Henry VIII and Alexander Nevsky that play during certain events that occur throughout the game. The documentary footage was produced by the BBC.
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Super Mario World - All Castles and Fortresses
All Castle & Fortress levels in Super Mario World. 1080p 60fps gameplay. Our YouTube Network: http://www.unionforgamers.com/apply?referral=z6prcktnosv1ai | Our 2nd Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWjxkqcU6h7Sh7CuUoYTvWg |
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Secrets Of Great British Castles - Leeds
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SMW ROM Hack - SDW: TLC - Castle, Fortress, Pyramid and Igloo Secrets
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Look inside Zach King's Nerf fortress and nerf collection. The fortress is complete with a zipline, secret presidents bunker, rock wall, reload station, and more! In the future we would love to organize some fun fan battles here, leave a comment if you are seriously interested. My second magic book is now available - http://bit.ly/ZachKing_Book_2 Fool your friends by learning these 3 magic tricks from Zach King - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtWDLLtxoHY Tweet at me: https://twitter.com/finalcutking I'm on Facebook too - https://www.facebook.com/ZachKingVine Instagram - http://instagram.com/zachking My Website where you can email me- http://zachkingvine.com I'll keep you updated on my nerf arsenal and blaster additions in future videos. For all of you asking about my Nerf Infinus Elite blaster, i'll answer how I got that already in another video.
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Secrets Of Great British Castles 2of5 Tower Of London HD
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Secrets of The Medieval Siege english documentary Part 2
A siege occurs when an attacker encounters a city or fortress that cannot be easily taken by a coup de main and refuses to surrender. Sieges involve surrounding the target and blocking the reinforcement or escape of troops or provision of supplies (a tactic known as "investment"[2]), typically coupled with attempts to reduce the fortifications by means of siege engines, artillery bombardment, mining (also known as sapping), or the use of deception or treachery to bypass defences. Failing a military outcome, sieges can often be decided by starvation, thirst or disease, which can afflict either the attacker or defender.
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The Secret Castle
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Castle & Fortress - Yoshi's Island
Music: Castle & Fortress Composer: Koji Kondo Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLL0CQjrcN8D37DZCoYODDpTM89sixRSmL Platform: Super Nintendo Please read the channel description.
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Forbidden Knowledge  Castles & Fortresses british documentary Part 3
The Baroque Garden was laid out by Count Wackerbarth in 1719. Fourteen years later August the Strong had the architects Knöffel, Langelune and Pöppelmann to design the landscape as a symmetric park. Attractions include the little Friedrich Castle, Orangeries, fountains, cascades, basins, sandstone sculptures, ornate hedges and lawns.
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Documentary: Tales of Castles & Kings - Alhambra
The Alhambra (Arabic: الْحَمْرَاء‎) "The Red One" is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It was originally constructed as a small fortress in AD 889 on the remains of Roman fortifications and then largely ignored until its ruins were renovated and rebuilt in the mid-13th century by the Moorish emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar of the Emirate of Granada, who built its current palace and walls. It was converted into a royal palace in 1333 by Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada. After the conclusion of the Christian Reconquista in 1492, the site became the Royal Court of Ferdinand and Isabella (where Christopher Columbus allegedly received royal endorsement for his expedition) and the palaces were partially altered to Renaissance tastes. In 1526 Charles I & V commissioned a new Renaissance palace better befitting of the Holy Roman Emperor in the revolutionary Mannerist style influenced by Humanist philosophy in direct juxtaposition with the Nasrid Andalusian architecture, but which was ultimately never completed due to Morisco rebellions in Granada. From: Wikipedia
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