Roman Stone-throwing Carroballista

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Mark Cartwright
by Pearson Scott Foresman
published on 02 February 2014
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The carroballista was a Roman artillery weapon which used torsion to propel bolts or stones over several hundred metres. They were in use from the 3rd century BCE to the 4th century CE.

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Foresman, P. S. (2014, February 02). Roman Stone-throwing Carroballista. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2285/roman-stone-throwing-carroballista/

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Foresman, Pearson Scott. "Roman Stone-throwing Carroballista." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 02, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2285/roman-stone-throwing-carroballista/.

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Foresman, Pearson Scott. "Roman Stone-throwing Carroballista." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Feb 2014. Web. 26 Oct 2021.