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Summary

Siege of Belvoir Fortress

Class:

  • Site of historic event
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Belvoir Fortress - Kochav HaYarden

Crusader fortress of the Knights Hospitaller [Order of the Knights of Saint John]

Beit She'an [Bet Shean], Byzantine Church

Byzantine Monastery of Lady Mary.

Beit She`an - Tel Itztaba

Bet Shean. The Samaritan Synagogue.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Following Saladin's victory over the Crusaders at the battle of the Horns of Hattin, Belvoir was besieged. The siege lasted a year and a half, until the defenders surrendered on 5 January 1189. 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belvoir_Fortress