Medieval Glossary

Angle of the Epaule

Formed by one face and one flank of the bastion. Same as the 'angle of the shoulder.'

Related term(s): Angle of the Shoulder; Face (Fortification); Flank (Fortification); Bastion; Angle, Re-entering; Angle of the Tenaille
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Added: 09.04.05
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 22.


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