Wednesday, July 8, 2015

(B) Qasr Hallabat, Umayyad, Jordan

Eastern European Castle Ruin

This is an Eastern European Castle ruin featuring the Main Entrance roadway through the upper ward.  The church is the lower section of the ruin, and what remais of the keep (donjon) looms above it, pointing to the sky.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Manjaniq (Early) # 4

Manjaniq (Early) # 3

Manjaniq (Early) # 2

Rear View showing the sack of rocks that is the weapon's counterwieght.
Note the crossbow fastened to the rear of the weapon, used for the
return of the weapon to "firing" battery.

Manjaniq (Early) # 1