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Medieval Era Archaeological Sites

Crusader Era Sites in Greater Syria

Qadmus

1132 Qadmus becomes a principal headquarters of the Assassins

Middle Tower

North Tower

Surviving arch

Inscription built into mosque gate in lower village

Inscription build into mosque gate in lower village

Decorative element built into mosque wall in lower village

Traditional wooden doors in the lower village

Traditional wooden doors in the lower village (and Prof. Fuller)

Gate to castle

GPS coordinates for Qadmus

1. Arabic inscription built into mosque entrance in village

North 35o 05.676' and East 036o 09.539'

Approximate elevation of 3262 ft.(definitely incorrect!)

 

2. Gate to the castle

North 35o 05.706' and East 036o 09.491'

Approximate elevation of 3093 ft.

 

3. Middle Tower

North 35o 05.700' and East 036o 09.498'

Approximate elevation of 3155 ft.

 

4. North Tower

North 35o 05.717' and East 036o 09.514'

Approximate elevation of 3182 ft.