Defensive Walls/Ramparts which marked the boundaries/frontier of an Empire or Kingdom (as opposed to "City Walls" around a town/city).
|Danube Limes||The many defensive walls of the military forts and around military and civil settlements are a testimony of the protection these places needed at the frontier of the Roman Empire against "the barbarians".|
|Derbent||The 2 walls within which the city developed were "part of the northern limes of the Sasanian Persian Empire, which extended to east and west of the Caspian Sea"|
|Frontiers of the Roman Empire|
|Göbekli Tepe||A Roman era square building was discovered. It could have been a guard tower along the Limes Arabicus.|
|Hedeby and Danevirke||Danevirke - between the Danish kingdom and the Frankish empire|
|Old City of Jerusalem||The wall surrounding the Old Town of Jerusalem partially served as the border between Israel and Jordan in 1948-1967|
|Silk Roads||Part of Great Wall included|
|Vatican City||Vatican City Wall between Italy and Holy See|
|Wachau Cultural Landscape||Roman Walls in Mautern as part of the limes|
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