Ruins, possibly Crusader Cathedral, Tyre, Lebanon

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Description

A cathedral in Tyre, Lebanon, built in the 12th century. The cathedral became the traditional coronation place for kings of Jerusalem and a venue for royal marriages. The Crusader cathedral, which had been damaged by an earthquake before, was destroyed by the Mamluks who conquered Tyre in 1291.

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Attribute NameValues
Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Ruins

  • Cathedrals

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • 12th century

  • Crusader (style)

Place of Creation
  • Tyre, South Governorate, Lebanon

  • +33.27333+35.19389

  • Tyre

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility and Access Public
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