Fort Qaitbey

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by David Stanley
published on 08 June 2021
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Fort Qaitbey, Alexandria, Egypt, built by the Mamluk ruler Quait-bey (r. 1468-1496 CE) between 1477-1480 CE.

The fort stands a the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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Stanley, D. (2021, June 08). Fort Qaitbey. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14216/fort-qaitbey/

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Stanley, David. "Fort Qaitbey." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 08, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14216/fort-qaitbey/.

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Stanley, David. "Fort Qaitbey." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Jun 2021. Web. 22 Oct 2021.