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One of the most important parts of a medieval castle was the Knights´ hall.
Knights’ hall, coat of arms, escutcheon, family crest, heraldic animal, sign, symbol, warfare, insignia, emblem, tradition
Before the appearance of firearms medieval battles were often decided by armored knights.
A brick castle in South-East Hungary; its oldest parts were probably built in the late 14th century.
One of the most important religious military orders, formed in the era of the Crusades.
The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.
The fortress was a member of the chain of fortifications built to protect against the Ottoman invaders. Its construction started in the 13th century.
One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the infantry.
The Hussites mastered the use of war wagons in the 15th century.
A medieval castle in Hungary, built by King Louis I.
Medieval kings were typically depicted sitting on their thrones, wearing a crown and the Royal regalia.
Keeps were typical buildings in the Middle Ages, also built independently from castles.
The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain of border forts in the 16th century.
The fortress of Oradea in Transylvania is a good example of medieval fortress architecture.