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The Fortress of the Raven: Karak in the Middle Islamic Period, 1100-1650 (repost)

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The Fortress of the Raven: Karak in the Middle Islamic Period, 1100-1650 (repost)

The Fortress of the Raven: Karak in the Middle Islamic Period, 1100-1650 By Marcus Milwright
2008 | 445 Pages | ISBN: 9004165193 | PDF | 8,8 MB

Textual and archaeological sources are employed to reconstruct the history of Karak in Jordan, 1100-1650 CE. The book establishes the ways in which the construction of a major castle at Karak affected the town and the surrounding rural hinterland.

About the Author
Marcus Milwright, D.Phil. (1999) in Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, is Associate Professor of Medieval Islamic Art and Archaeology at University of Victoria, Canada. He is the author of numerous articles and chapters on Islamic archaeology