Roman Ballista

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Mark Cartwright
by Vissarion
published on 02 February 2014
Roman Ballista

The ballista was a Roman artillery weapon which used torsion to propel bolts or stones over several hundred metres. They were in use from the 3rd century BCE to the 4th century CE.

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Vissarion, . (2014, February 02). Roman Ballista. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2283/

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Vissarion, . "Roman Ballista." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 02, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2283/.

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Vissarion, . "Roman Ballista." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Feb 2014. Web. 24 Aug 2019.

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