Citadel Mound of Homs – University of Copenhagen

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Citadel mound of Homs

Historical & archaeological value

Occupation at the citadel mound of Homs is believed to date back to the 3rd millennium BC. The fortifications were strengthened and enhanced under the Roman Empire and towers added during both the Ayyubid and Mamluk period. There are also some Ottoman modifications.