Defensive walls of the Portuguese Fortified city of Mazagan, 16th century, El Jadida, Morocco. El Jadida, previously known as Mazagan (Portuguese: Mazag√£o), was seized in 1502 by the Portuguese, and they controlled this city until 1769. The fortification with its bastions and ramparts is an early example of Renaissance military design. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Defensive walls of the Portuguese Fortified city of Mazagan, 16th century, El Jadida, Morocco. El Jadida, previously known as Mazagan (Portuguese: Mazag√£o), was seized in 1502 by the Portuguese, and they controlled this city until 1769. The fortification with its bastions and ramparts is an early example of Renaissance military design. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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