Wheel of fire

Wheel of fire

The defenders of Eger Castle invented a lethal weapon, a water wheel packed with gunpowder and oil, which proved effective against the Ottoman besiegers in 1552.

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Ottoman soldiers (16th century)

The Ottoman army included janissaries (paid warriors) and sipahis (vassal knights).

The castle of Eger (16th century)

The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain...

Тарихи топография (шайқастар – Мажарстан тарихы)

Жер атаулары көрсетілмеген карта мажар тарихының ең маңызды шайқастарын қамтиды.

Belgrade (15th century)

The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the...

Cannon operation (18th century)

The cannon was an important type of firearms at the beginning of modern history,...

Ottoman Sultan (16th century)

The leader of the Ottoman Empire was the Sultan, the lord of life and death.

Battle of Mohács (29 August 1526)

The devastating defeat in the battle against the Ottomans marked the end of an era in...

Gothic brick castle (Gyula, Hungary)

A brick castle in South-East Hungary; its oldest parts were probably built in the late...

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - War machines

Leonardo also designed a wide variety of artillery weapons.

Medieval dungeon

A wide variety of torture devices were in use in medieval dungeons.

Siege of Belgrade (4-22 July 1456)

A major battle in the history of Ottoman-Hungarian wars in the 15th century. Its memory...

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