Search for dissertations about: "fortifications"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word fortifications.

  1. 1. Moats in ancient Palestine

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Dag Oredsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Bible; Hebrew Bible; Old Testament; archaeology; Ancient Near East; Palestine; Egypt; Assyria; Syria; Babylonia; Israel; Jordan; Moab; Edom; Ammon; Aramaeans; fortifications; defence; rampart; glacis; city wall; Early Bronze Age; Middle Bronze Age; Late Bronze Age; Iron Age; Jericho; Hazor; Jezreel; fosse; ditch; moat; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : This is the first in-depth study of moats as a part of fortifications in Palestine from prehistoric times until the end of the Iron Age. The author proposes a relation between the shape of a moat and its function. READ MORE

  2. 2. Warhead penetration in concrete protective structures

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Håkan Hansson; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Warhead penetration; FE analysis; experiment; material modelling; fortifications; Stridsdelspenetration; FE-analyser; experiment; materialmodellering; fortifikationer;

    Abstract : The analysis of penetration of warheads in concrete protective structures is an important part of the study of weapon effects on protective structures. This type of analysis requires that the design load in the form of a warhead is determined, and its characteristic and performance within a protective structure is known. READ MORE

  3. 3. A city on a hill cannot be hidden: Function and symbolism of Ancient Greek akropoleis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Robin Rönnlund; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Antik historia; Klassisk arkeologi; akropolis; acropolis; citadel; hillfort; fortifications; polis; city state; Ancient Greece; archaeology; monumentality; Thessaly; Boeotia;

    Abstract : En akropolis (plur. akropoleis), en befäst kulle högt över en antik grekisk stad, utgör en av de mest välkända vyerna från antiken, men ingen har än studerat akropoleis systematiskt. READ MORE

  4. 4. Huvudgårdar och herravälden : En studie av småländsk medeltid

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Martin Hansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Middle Ages; nobility; lordship; manors; churches; runic stones; social space; Småland;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the medieval nobility and its manors in the inland of Småland. The problems tackled in the dissertation may be divided into two major complexes. READ MORE