battering wall

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  • Battering-ram —    (Ezek. 4:2; 21:22), a military engine, consisting of a long beam of wood hung upon a frame, for making breaches in walls. The end of it which was brought against the wall was shaped like a ram s head …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • weapons and warfare, siege —    Modern scholars are unsure when the first sieges of fortified towns in Mesopotamia and surrounding regions took place. Most experts agree that the existence of fortified walls, especially brick and stone ones, around many early towns indicates …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

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