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A fortified history - I

A K. R. Cama Oriental Institute seminar focusses on who built the forts of Maharashtra and why and how

How thick should the walls of a fort be? How tall? What should they be made of? Is a stone wall stronger than a mud wall cased with stone? How many layers of fortifications should there be? How should a fort be shaped? Round? Square? Diamond? Star? Where should a fort be located? Should the enemy storm the fort, lay siege or bribe the defenders? Were forts built to protect the citizenry or to defend territory? And when and why did forts and fortifications become redundant? These were some of the issues raised at the February 16 and 17, 2019, K.......



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