"A Castle is a building constructed for the purpose of repelling attack. The castella left by the Romans were constructed on the general model of their stationary encampments, and though they may have suggested the castles of the Middle Ages, they differed from them in being designed for military purposes only, and not as places of permanent residence."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

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"A Castle is a building constructed for the purpose of repelling attack. The castella left by the Romans…

The Chateau D'If in Marseilles, France.

Chateau D'If

The Chateau D'If in Marseilles, France.

The Château de Coucy is a French castle in the commune of Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique, in the département of Aisne, built in the 13th century and renovated by Viollet-le-Duc in the 19th. In 1917, the German army dynamited the keep and the four towers using 28 tons of explosives.

Chateau de Coucy

The Château de Coucy is a French castle in the commune of Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique, in…

French castle of Coucy-le-Chateau built in the thirteenth century. The parts are: (A) moat, (B) round donjon, (C) inner court, and (D) the residence of the lord.

Coucy le Chateau

French castle of Coucy-le-Chateau built in the thirteenth century. The parts are: (A) moat, (B) round…

The ruins of Coucy are what remains of a castle built in about the year 1230 by Enguerrand III, Lord of Coucy. The castle is located in the commune of Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique. The castle use to have four towers, however, they were demolished during World War I by German troops.

Ruins of Coucy

The ruins of Coucy are what remains of a castle built in about the year 1230 by Enguerrand III, Lord…