Crusader castles

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Crusader castles. C12 military architecture in the Middle East, consisting of pilgrims' forts, coastal fortifications, and large castles (e.g. the Krak des Chevaliers, built 1150–1200, which is almost complete).

Bibliography

Folda (1995);
H. Kennedy (1994);
Kühnel (1994)