Renaissance warfare

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"With the dawning of the Renaissance came not only enlightenment in painting and sculpture but also technological and social advances that changed forever the art of warfare. First, firearms replaced bows as the weapons of choice on Western battlefields; then the new skills of literacy, numeracy, and book knowledge became essential to lead men into war. Suddenly, the old order, and the old commanders, were out, and new-style armies were taking the world by storm"

Thomas F. Arnold (Author) : The Renaissance at War (Editor's note)
Charleville-Mezieres Siege de 1521 Gustave Toudouz 1909.jpg

Renaissance armour[edit]

Renaissance weaponery and military equipment[edit]

Uniforms[edit]

Cavalry[edit]

Infantry[edit]

Artillery[edit]

Naval warfare[edit]

Fortress[edit]

Colonial wars[edit]

The Ottomans[edit]

Great military figures[edit]

The Art of War[edit]

The Horrors of War[edit]

The Tournaments[edit]