1.) Summarized doctrine on military buildings
2./4.) The book is a textbook for students who want to study the construction of military fortifications / installations. The author approaches this “science” in several ways. On one hand, he teaches mathematical basics that are important for such construction. In addition, he deals intensively with the specific geometry that is indispensable for those buildings. Also, he never tires of emphasizing how beautiful and important this type of construction is.
In his book, author Pietro Ruggiero has summarized the most important rules, the necessary knowledge that exists in this field of architecture and comes from other scholars too. This, “to save the reader the fatigue of reading many books”, as he writes.
3.) Textbook, mathematics, geometry, military construction