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[Telescoping siege machine]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

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Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege.
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Illus. in: Fl. Vegetii Renati De re militari libri qvatuor. Lutetiae : Apud C. Wechelum, 1532.
Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1995, p. 17.

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01/01/1532
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Vegetius Renatus, Flavius.
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