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Frontis, photographs, index, xii, 206p. unique brown forums. dj. 21cm. Foxing on most sensible facet.

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At the castle's south-west corner an aqueduct enters on a culvert, the upper part of which is of similar style to the wall, while the lower is comparable with the talus though smaller stanes are used. In spite of having lost a number of courses from the top, the culvert stands perhaps as high as 15 m. above the bed of the lirtIe g-ulley at the foot of the wall and crosaes it by a coigned archway flush with each rough-trim face; plain flat irnposh of slight projection, set at what was probably half the original total height, carry an almost round, pointed arch.

6 C . O c c . 111. p. 639. IWC,Or. III, p. 578. E owe this information to Prof. W. Bailey. I may add that h u d a i s usual in Arabic, but Nuwairi speaks of the ford of Amudain ar Amudein, the vowels am not indicated. If the latter f o m was merant it could be interpreted as a dud, applying to settlements on both bank of the river; the -anit is an Arabic p3ural ending which could scardy have been intended in that smse but would be a reproduction af the Armenian. ls Its history under crusading rule is obscure.

Three walls of the room are homogeneous. The east wall, however, is placed crooked, resting against a corner of the capital instead of being, like the others, set behind the centre of the side, and it consists of smaller stones than the others, laid dry. At the north end is an arched recess centred on the exterior of the tower, containing a doorway with draw-holes on the nearer side; the bar that moved in them controlred entry to a tiny room beyond, which ended at what must have been an arrow-slit, though it has degenerated into a jagged but still arched hole at the centre of the tower.

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