Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Ancient structures, including a Sabaean Temple which remained in use throughout the early Islamic period are shown in black. Early Islamic fortifications , including the East gate with its carved decorations, are shown in dark grey. The early thirteenth century citadel is shown in white with dark lines (After Hanisch and Faucherre).
Davis Nicolle, "Saracen Strongholds, The Central and Eastern Islamic Lands," Fortress 87, Osprey Pub., London, 2009, pp. 5.