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Many remarkable castles were built before and after 1200, incorporating
Byzantine and Muslim innovations in military architec- Anderson— Allnari 1 130:
Cathedral ol Monreale, Sicily, 1174. (Left) Yan, (right) Lauros— Giraudon ture, as
at the ...
(Left) Yan, (right) Lauros— Giraudon ture, as at the Krak des Chevaliers or at
Margat, "whose bastions seemed to sustain the sky; only eagles and vultures
could approach its battlements" — striking witness, in so remote a place, ...
ture of pure liquid water; some can account for most of water's peculiar properties
, but none can account for all. Certain theories envision the liquid as consisting of
a partially broken-down ice I lattice; others define a continuum model, and still ...
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