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Cannon and stone balls

By GeorgePlatis
Two symbols of different eras in artillery means. Stone balls where the missiles of catapults and the cannon of the image above is one of the prime ancestors of modern artillery guns. Both stand in the moat of Rhodes great castle walls demostrating the use of these war means in the glorious past.

Thank you all for voting and commenting in my last upload! All are very much appreciated !
Special thanks to Kate (Irishkate) for her precious user award!

Regards,
George

Tags: Architecture History Greece Rhodes

Voters: Caziwinkles, NDODS, Herge88 and 32 more

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Comments


Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 4:38PM
...and fire!! Another superb image George. Lovely composition and the colours are spot on. Smile

Carol

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NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 4:41PM
An interesting and very well composed image George. Pity about the car in the background, maybe a different point of view who have removed this distraction.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 4:52PM
Two interesting artifacts George. Good there in situ. A hint of blue sky, lovely to see. Grin Peter.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
12 Nov 2013 5:14PM
A very interesting image with these weapons from such different ages.
R.
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
12 Nov 2013 5:22PM
An Interesting image!!
capto Plus
4 4.1k 8 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 5:51PM
Nice to see these old relics.Smile

ivor
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 5:56PM
A really lovely and interesting capture
Ju
mistere Plus
3 1 3 England
12 Nov 2013 6:19PM
Spent several weeks on Rhodes a few years ago, loved the island and its many historic sites, thanks for the
reminders. Nice Work.

Dave,
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
12 Nov 2013 6:58PM
An interesting image, I thought the cannon balls had rusted with a lovely patina-- Thanks for your text!
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 7:13PM
A bold image & interesting,

Ali
12 Nov 2013 8:02PM
An interesting historical image, well taken.

Lavina
12 Nov 2013 8:09PM
A lovely interesting capture George..Lin
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 11:46PM
Interesting justaposition of these weapons of war.
Sad too that disputes lead to use of these.
KateGrinGrinGrin
13 Nov 2013 12:44AM
Love the composition.
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
13 Nov 2013 5:36AM
An excellent composition, capture and presentation, George. Carol

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