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Raphael, Kate
Muslim fortresses in the Levant : between crusaders and Mongols / Kate Raphael
London ; New York : Routledge, 2011
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 Armenian Research Center  UG435.E3 R36    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Fortification -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500
Military architecture -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500
Siege warfare -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500
Subject Egypt -- History, Military -- To 1500
Subject(s) Architecture, Ayyubid -- Egypt
Architecture, Mameluke -- Egypt
Architecture, Mameluke -- Middle East
Fortification -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500
Military architecture -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500
Physical Description xvi, 265 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Ayyubid fortresses in the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries: -- Muslims' apprenticeship -- Mongolian siege warfare and the defense of Mamluk fortresses -- Laying the foundations : fortification work conducted during the reign of Baybars (1260-1277), Qalawun (1280-1290) and al-Ashraf Khalil (1290-1293) -- Mamluk power on display : fortifications in the second half of the thirteenth century -- Military architecture versus political and military organization
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Culture and civilisation in the Middle East

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