Europe, Greece, Rhodes Island, View Of The Fortifications Of The Town Of Rhodes Are Shaped Like A Defensive Crescent Around The Medieval Area. Mostly Composed Of A Huge Wall Made Of An Embankment Encased In Stone, Equipped With Scarp, Bastions, Moat, Counterscarp And Glacis. The Portion Of Fortifications Facing The Harbour Is Composed Of A Crenellated Wall. Built By The Knights Hospitaller Of Saint John By Enhancing Existing Byzantine Walls. Defensive Walls Were Built With A Technique Called Rubble Masonry Which Allows For A Great Mass Capable Of Withstanding Gunshots, Combined With Smooth Ext

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Europe, Greece, Rhodes Island, View Of The Fortifications Of The Town Of Rhodes Are Shaped Like A Defensive Crescent Around The Medieval Area. Mostly Composed Of A Huge Wall Made Of An Embankment Encased In Stone, Equipped With Scarp, Bastions, Moat, Counterscarp And Glacis. The Portion Of Fortifications Facing The Harbour Is Composed Of A Crenellated Wall. Built By The Knights Hospitaller Of Saint John By Enhancing Existing Byzantine Walls. Defensive Walls Were Built With A Technique Called Rubble Masonry Which Allows For A Great Mass Capable Of Withstanding Gunshots, Combined With Smooth Ext

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