The Streets of Ur, the world's first city, in Ancient Mesopotamia, the "land between the rivers". Ur is mentioned in the Book of Genesis
Egypt's Nile Valley Map
This ludicrously detailed graphic shows, as suggested by the detail, historical linkages and simultaneous occurrences. Before the years of global empires and trade networks the...
Motte and Bailey - the motte is the mound upon which the castle is built and the bailey is the walled village enclosure on lower ground - this is the basic plan for most medieval castle layouts
Cutaway panorama of Krak des Chevalier in 1271 featuring the siege of Sultan Baybars.
Medieval & Renaissance Warfare Encyclopedia
Chartres Cathedral - Cut Out Postcard by Shook Photos, via Flickr