Artillery: An Illustrated History of Its Impact, Jeff Kinard.
Science and Civilisation in China: Military technology: The gunpowder epic, Joseph Needham
English Civil War Artillery 1642-51, Chris Henry, 2005, Osprey: Oxford.
Early modern warfare is associated with the start of the widespread use of gunpowder and the development of suitable weapons to use the explosive, including
illustration of a cannon is dated to 1326. In his 1341 poem, The Iron Cannon Affair, one of the first accounts of the use of gunpowder artillery in China
The Period of the Gunpowder Empires also known as the Era of the Islamic Gunpowders refers to the epoch of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires from
Gunpowder also known as black powder to distinguish it from modern smokeless powder, is the earliest known chemical explosive. It consists of a mixture
and the flying - cloud thunderclap eruptor fei yun pi - li pao 飛雲霹靂炮 an early cast iron proto - cannon. The use of proto - cannon, and other gunpowder weapons
Gunpowder is the first explosive to have been developed. Popularly listed as one of the Four Great Inventions of China, it was discovered during the
artillery referred to any group of soldiers primarily armed with some form of manufactured weapon or armor. Since the introduction of gunpowder and cannon
the invention of gunpowder the traditional methods of defence became less and less effective against a determined siege. The medieval knight was usually
Chinese invented mobile battlefield artillery during the early part of the fourteenth century at the time when gunpowder and the primordial cannon were first
Medieval Scotland includes all military activity in the modern borders of Scotland, or by forces originating in the region, between the departure of the
dated to the early 12th century. The Vaso shown by Walter de Milamete see Gunpowder artillery in the Middle Ages is usually dated to 1327 and shows a mailed