14th Century Crossbow in Castle

Assisi Italy Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

This is an example of a crossbow that used to protect the residents of the Rocca Maggiore castle from their enemies.  Medieval crossbows were commonly used in the 14th century.

Crossbow
14th Century Crossbow, Assisi Italy

Projectiles such as rocks and arrow-shaped devices were used to ward off invaders.

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