Nimrod Fortress

Nimrod Fortress

Nimrod Fortress

The Nimrod Fortress on the Golan Heights defended a critical point along an ancient trade route in the Middle East and was built to block Crusader aspirations in the region.

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Sultan Baybars

(1223-1277) Folks in the Muslim world honor me as a hero—and rightly so, considering my victories over the Crusaders and the Mongols too. I’m the Mamluk sultan who built a postal system through Palestine that connected Cairo with Damascus.

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