This work was completed by a senior researcher of the National Center for Archaeological Studies of the Sh. Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. It reflects a brief development history of military architecture from antiquity to the Modern Age. The major portion of the work is a set of 550 fortification terms related to various chronological periods.
The proposed dictionary is intended for archaeologists, historians, military engineers and a wide range of readers interested in the history of fortification.