...in which I share some of my favorite medieval research resources and methods for the benefit of others interested in also writing about the Middle Ages

Monday, August 31, 2009

Medieval Word of the Day

Curtain Wall: the outer wall that "hangs between" or connects the towers of a castle

See those walls "connecting" the castle towers above? Those are the "curtain walls".

(Castle art courtesy of http://karenswhimsy.com)

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