This category lists sites for siege engines that were machines used to throw projectiles to break down walls during a battle or war.
Algorithmic Beauty of Trebuchets
Free downloadable simulators of the detailed mechanics of trebuchets (a form of medieval catapult), available for the Mac and PC. Also available are two detailed essays on trebuchet and onager physics.
Build a Catapult - Catapult Design Plans
Read specifications for the design and construction of a medieval torsion catapult. View images and plans.
The Grey Company Trebuchet Page
Various types of leverage artillery, historical asides and reconstruction, odds and ends, cartoons, and links.
Onager Online
Team Carbo's onager web site. Details on building onagers, and competing in Pumpkin throwing contests
Reconstructed Medieval Mechanical Artillery
Images and information on reconstructed projectile-throwing siege engines, including the tr├ębuchet and traction lever engines.
Team Tormentum's Siege Engine Page
Several types of siege engines with lots of pictures.
The Trebuchet Page
Site devoted to medieval siege equipment, including pictures and a message board.
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