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The ballista plural ballistae, was an ancient missile weapon that launched a large projectile at a ..... extensively on the subject but have also made many reconstructions themselves and have refine...

The Ballista - Medieval Lifestyle

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The ballista is a siege machine dating back to the 4th century b.c. Well utilized in medieval warfare, the ballista could be configured to propel bolts or stones.

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Oct 16, 2011 ... How the TMproductions100 Ballista works. ... Ballista, A Breakdown Of How It Works. TMProduction100. SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe 33.

Ballista - Codesmiths

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Originally developed in 399 BC. by the ancient Greeks at Syracuse, the ballista was in effect a giant crossbow, used for shooting large arrows or darts. It was a ...

Catapult Physics - Real World Physics Problems

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The main types of catapults used were the trebuchet, mangonel, onager, and ballista. .... If you're interested in having a small working ballista you can get one  ...

Roman Artillery (Article) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Feb 2, 2014 ... The Ballista - Origins, Developments & Use ... Ballistae could also be used more imaginatively, for example, placed on the ... Cite this work ...

Legion XXIV - Roman Seige Ballista Catapulta

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Jul 8, 2008 ... A Roman Legion probably employed 10 of the larger stone throwing "Ballista" engines, as above, one for each Cohort, while one smaller ...

Ballista - Medieval Life and Times

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Ballista! Get Medieval facts and information about weaponry, armor and arms including the Medieval Ballista. Fast and accurate facts about the Medieval ...

Greek ballista page

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LEGION XXIV BALLISTA PAGE. GREEK "PALINTONE" TORSION-POWERED STONE THROWING SIEGE BALLISTA. Updated December 27, 2009.

How does ballista work - Answers.com

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Ballista operate similar to the crossbow. There are several different type of ballista, from smaller hand-carried forms to large seige engine sized.

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Ballista - Physics of Catapults - Sites - Google

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The rope connecting the ends of the two pieces of wood (similar to a bow) are pulled back and held in place, while the bolt, arrow, or dart is put in place.

What is a Ballista?

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A Ballista is an ancient military siege engine in the form of a crossbow. Typically it was used to hurl large bolts, and had better accuracy than a catapult at the ...

How does a catapult work? | HowStuffWorks

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Both catapults and ballistas work by storing tension either in twisted ropes or in a flexed piece of wood (in the same way an archery bow does, but on a larger ...