Ottoman Forts and Castles of Yemen: A Photographic and Architectural Analysis

Author: Farah, Caesar E.
Farah, Caesar E.
Year:2011
Pages:180
ISBN:0-7734-1291-3
978-0-7734-1291-0
Price:179.95
The study presents photographic field studies and histories of Ottoman castles and forts in Yemen. These structures’ physical and strategic layout, their architectural
design and decorative features are presented in detailed accounts. This book contains eleven color photographs and twenty-seven black and white photographs.

Reviews

“Here we have a wonderfully produced book by the foremost authority of the military installations of the Yemen throughout the ages. The author combines his immense linguistic and historical skills and his meticulous fieldwork. . .”
- Prof. G. Rex Smith, University of Manchester

Table of Contents

List of Forts
Al-‘Ar?s
Citadel of al-Bayd?‘
Fort of al-Dah?y
Al-H?usayn?yah
Al-‘Irr
Al-Man?r
Al-Miqr?nah
Al-Mu‘tarid
Al-Q?hirah of H?ajjah
Al-Q?rin
Al-Suwayd?yah
Al-Z?af?r
Al-Zayla‘i
Bani H???am?d
Bayt al-Faq?h
Dhahb?n
Dh? Marmar
H?abb
Fort of H?ar?d
? Hirr?n
The Forts of Jabal Milh?
Citadel of Kawkab?n
Kuh?l?n ‘Affar
Q?hir?yah Fort
Citadel of Rad?‘
S?rah
Castle Fort of Sum?ra
Fort of Wi‘l?n
Fort of Zab?d
Other Forts
Route S?an‘?’ -- Hodeida
Route S?an‘?’ -- ‘Amr?n --
H?ajjah -- Z?afir
Route S?an‘?’ -- Ta‘izz
Route Dhamár -- Rad?‘
Route of Hodeida -- M?di
Route of Hodeida -- M?di
Route Lah?aj -- Rad?‘
Route Dham?r -- Bayd??’
Route Hodeida -- Luh?ayyah
Route ‘Amr?n -- S?a‘dah