The Teutonic crusade in Prussia: reconstruction of a medieval fortified settlement complex at Unisław

Marcin Wiewióra , Bogusz Wasik , Paweł Molewski , Monika Badura , Karolina Maciejewska , Daniel Makowiecki , Paweł Moszczyński , Krzysztof Misiewicz , Wiesław Małkowski , Miron Bogacki , Sebastian Tyszkowski

Abstract

Archaeological investigations at Unisław inwestern Poland have revealed a previouslyunknown stronghold of the Teutonic Order—thefirst of its type discovered in Prussia.Comprising a timber-and-earth fortresserected on an older Slavic settlement, the com-plex functioned up to the AD 1320s, beforebeing replaced by a masonry castle. This newevidence illuminates how such strongholdsdeveloped during the colonisation and forma-tive years of the State of the Teutonic Order,and highlights the need for the reconsiderationof assumptions concerning the associatedarchitecture.
Author Marcin Wiewióra
Marcin Wiewióra,,
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, Bogusz Wasik
Bogusz Wasik,,
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, Paweł Molewski
Paweł Molewski,,
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, Monika Badura (FB / DPE)
Monika Badura,,
- Department of Plant Ecolog
, Karolina Maciejewska (FB / DPE)
Karolina Maciejewska,,
- Department of Plant Ecolog
, Daniel Makowiecki
Daniel Makowiecki,,
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, Paweł Moszczyński
Paweł Moszczyński,,
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, Krzysztof Misiewicz
Krzysztof Misiewicz,,
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, Wiesław Małkowski
Wiesław Małkowski,,
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, Miron Bogacki
Miron Bogacki,,
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Journal seriesAntiquity, ISSN 0003-598X, (A 35 pkt)
Issue year2019
Vol93
No369
Pages752-771
Publication size in sheets0.95
Keywords in EnglishPoland, Chełmno Land, Teutonic Order, stronghold, castle
ASJC Classification1200 General Arts and Humanities; 3302 Archaeology
DOIDOI:10.15184/aqy.2019.58
URL https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2019.58
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)35
ScoreMinisterial score = 35.0, 12-08-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2017 = 1.058; WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 1.656 (2) - 2017=1.857 (5)
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