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H 290 x W 205 mm

286 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Published Mar 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784912048

Digital: 9781784912055

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This book is the result of more than a dozen years of research in the field of the hitherto unstudied medieval settlement pattern of the Syrian coastal region in the 12th and 13th centuries.



1. INTRODUCTION; 2. THE GEOGRAPHICAL SETTING; 3. METHODOLOGY; 4. HISTORICAL FRAME; 5. SETTLEMENT; 6. INHABITANTS; 7. CONCLUSION; Appendix I. Fortified sites mentioned in the Latin sources; Appendix II. Fortified sites mentioned only in the Eastern sources; Appendix III. Fortified sites not mentioned in the written sources; Appendix IV. Ownership of fortified sites mentioned in the Latin sources; Appendix V. Fortified sites in possession of the Military Orders mentioned in the Latin sources; 8. BIBLIOGRAPHY