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Qal’at Salah El-Din/Fortress of Saladin

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Adam Prins
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Oct 03, 2020 11:37 AM History
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An ancient castle, located in modern Syria. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006 as part of the "Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din" listing.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/397378357

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fort, tower

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Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006 as part of the "Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din" listing under criteria ii and iv of UNESCO's World Heritage List Operational Guidelines.

The site's specific significance include:

    • The fortress, which has been a feudal castle, as well as the residence of the regional governor
    • The building's construction began in the 10th century AD and continued in the Crusader period by the Franks
      • In the late 12th century AD, the Ayyubids continued construction
    • Remains of residential buildings and cisterns
    • Remains of two Byzantine chapels

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Adam Prins, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Qal’at Salah El-Din/Fortress of Saladin: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/397378357> [accessed: 25 November 2020]

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