Congresos de la Universitat Politècnica de València, FORTMED2015 - International Conference on Modern Age Fortifications of the Western Mediterranean coast

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Le torri costiere del Regno di Sardegna: costruzione, danni e restauri
Daniele Vacca

Última modificación: 22-07-2015


This works has the goal to locate the organisation and the evolution of the systems of costal towers in the Kingdom of Sardinia, integrated in the defence organization of the Spanish Kingdom. The development of the defence system went through huge difficulties, including financial problems and from the enemy attacks. This required  many times, some work on the towers, to keep them in a good state, or to solve other kind of problems, related to the use of bad materials and other illegitimate and illegal actions. Some natural causes also where the reason for the deterioration of the defence and military places, like natural causes or disasters, like for example, the earthquake in the 1616; a very rare event for the island, that started in the coastline of Capo Carbonara and caused a lot of damages in 8 towers; reason why the administration had to find a quick solution.


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