Monday, February 21, 2011

Cairo Citadel

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The northeastern Burj al-Ramiah tower of the Cairo Citadel with Saladin's late twelveth century tower in black, and al-'Adil's thirteenth century 'great tower' in grey (After Creswell).


David Nicolle, "Saracen Strongholds- 1100--1500, The Central and Eastern Islamic Lands," Fortress 87, Osprey Pub., London, 2009, pp. 5.

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