Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Kafr Lam Fortress

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This fort rests on the Mediterranean coast, South of Haifa. It is an early Islamic period fort, but strengthened in the ninth or tenth century AD (After H. Barbe et al.).

1. Pre-Islamic Romano-Byzantine structures;

2. Crusader chapel with apse cut into the wall of the fort;

3. Later Islamic structures from the Ottoman Period.


David Nicolle, "Saracen Strongholds AD 630 - 1050, The Middle East and Central Asia," Fortress 76, Osprey Pub., London, 2008, pp 29.

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