• Acre, Akko , Israel

    Image ID
    FOT662429
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    12.0 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    4111 x 6144 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    348 x 520 mm
    13.7 x 20.5 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    Khan el Umdan caravansary in the City of Akko
    Description
    Akko, acre, antiochia ptolemais, st jean d'acre, western galilee, Israel, tribe of Asher, conquered by Alexander the great, roman colony, captured from the abbasid caliphate by King baldwin the 1st of jerusalem(crusaders)Retaken by Saladin, rcaptured by crusaders in 1191 and capital of the Kingdom of jerusalem until it fell to the mameluks in1291.Chief port of palestine given over to the Hospitallers. ottoman rule from 1517 and fell into decay.Revived by Jezzar Pasha in late 18th cent.Napoleon laid futile seige in1799 and was repulsed.British mandate prison and gallows. mixed Jewish and moslem city , UNESCO World Heritage site Walled city, Jezzar Pasha Mosque, Hamam citadel , Bahai shrines and holy sites
    Uploader
    Moris Kushelevitch
    Contributor
    Moris Kushelevitch
    Date Taken
    2007
    Uploaded on
    2010-04-16
    Collection
    Acre,Akko,,st jean d acre
    Category
    Heritage
    Sub Category
    Archaeology
    Setting
    Outdoor
    People
    Without people
    Dominant colour
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