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ID: 300411423
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300411423

 

Record Type: concept
polygonal forts (forts, fortifications, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Forts having a polygonal shape, which varied according to the site and requirements. Although they existed by the middle ages, prime examples of polygonal forts were those constructed resist the fire of rifled artillery and heavy mortars in the late 18th through 19th centuries.
 
Terms:
polygonal forts (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
polygonal fort (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
forts, polygonal (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
polygonal fortresses (C,U,English,UF,U,PN)
polygonaal fort (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
polygonale forten (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of fortifications
........................ fortifications (G)
Hierarchy of forts
............................ forts (G)
Hierarchy of polygonal forts
................................ polygonal forts (P,U)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Forten aangelegd volgens het polygonale stelsel.Het polygonaal stelsel is een manier van het ontwerpen en bouwen van vestingwerken die ontstaan is in de 19e eeuw en waarbij er geen gebruik meer wordt gemaakt van bastions voor flankerend geschut. 

Sources and Contributors:
forts, polygonal............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
polygonaal fort............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.............................  Kamps, Terminologie verdedigingswerken (1999)
polygonale forten............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
................................  Kamps, Terminologie verdedigingswerken (1999)
polygonal fort............  [VP]
.............................  Kaufmann and Kaufmann, Forts and Fortifications of Europe 1815-1945: The Central States (2014)
polygonal fortresses............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
...................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
polygonal forts............  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Kaufmann and Kaufmann, Forts and Fortifications of Europe 1815-1945: The Central States (2014)
.............................  Lepage, Fortifications of Paris (2010) 216
.............................  Madgearu, The Asanids: Second Bulgarian Empire 1185-1280 (2016)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Kaufmann and Kaufmann, Forts and Fortifications of Europe 1815-1945: The Central States (2014)
.......... Lepage, Fortifications of Paris (2010) 216
.......... Madgearu, The Asanids: Second Bulgarian Empire 1185-1280 (2016)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... Kamps, Terminologie verdedigingswerken (1999)

 

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