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A collection of resources related to Trebuchet building, medieval weapons of mass destruction, siege engineering, and other related items of interest.


  • Chevedden, et al., "The Trebuchet", Scientific American, July 1995, pp 66-71.
  • Liang Jieming, Chinese Siege Warfare: Mechanical Artillery & Siege Weapons of Antiquity - An Illustrated History, ISBN 981-05-5380-3
  • Donald B. Siano, "Trebuchet Mechanics", Mar. 28, 2001. (pdf download)
19th century drawing

Patrik Djurfeldt-Visby Trebuchet
Visby Trebuchet (Patrik Djurfeldt)

Siege of Acre
Siege of Acre, 3rd Crusade, 1191
Itinerarium Regis Ricardi