Ancient Weapon

The Trabuco Made It From The Middle Ages To The Modern Classroom

Ancient Weapon
The Trabuco became a consolidated war machine throughout the middle ages. It was primarily used as a city surrounding and sieging weapon. Its main use was for smashing city walls and even for throw different kinds of objects over them. The Trabuco is also called a Trebuchet in some European countries. The Trabuco mainly different from a catapult because of its counterweight that gives it the power to throw and heavier objects over a greater distance than its predecessor, the traditional catapult does. The counterweight Trabuco was frequently used in both Muslim and Christian countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. It became renowned for being able to throw heavy objects on its enemies and hitting their fortresses and walls from distances of up to 800 meters with reliable precision....