The taking of Le Krak des Chevaliers in 1271

  title={The taking of Le Krak des Chevaliers in 1271},
  author={David James Cathcart King},
  pages={83 - 92}
  • D. King
  • Published 1 June 1949
  • History
  • Antiquity
The great Syrian fortress of Le Krak des Chevaliers, the best known, as it is on the whole the finest and best preserved, of the Crusader castles, has recently been made the subject of a brilliant and exhaustive study by M. Paul Deschamps; taken in conjunction with earlier notices by Rey, Van Berchem, T. E. Lawrence and others, this has left archaeologists in an exceptionally favourable position with regard to their knowledge of this castle. A few objections on points of detail might be raised… 
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