Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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Gunpowder

Date/Pace of Birth/Death: ca. 1300
  • Patrick BrughEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_924-1

Abstract

This entry focuses on the development of gunpowder technology in Europe during the Late Middle Ages and Early Modern Period (ca. 1300–1700). Also included in this entry is the historiographical debates about gunpowder weapons, especially those debate during the last 50 years of the twentieth century.

Keywords

Sixteenth Century Fifteenth Century Fourteenth Century Gunpowder Technology Early Modern Period 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Loyola University of MarylandBaltimoreUSA