Qalaat Salah ad-Din, 10th century, Syria. Emperor John I Tzimiskes gained control of the place from the Aleppan Hamdanid dynasty, and built the first of its defensive structures. It then fell in the hands of the Crusaders at around the beginning of the 12th century. It is mentioned that in 1119 ??? One of the most magnificent features is the 28m ceep ditch, which was cut into living rock probably by the Byzantines and might have been completed by the Crusaders.
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