Interior Gate, Butrint

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 August 2012
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The inside steps descending to the 'lion gate' of Butrint, 2nd century BCE (modified 2nd century CE). The steep incline immediately after a fortification gate was an added defence to restrict access in case of attack.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, August 23). Interior Gate, Butrint. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/865/interior-gate-butrint/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Interior Gate, Butrint." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 23, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/865/interior-gate-butrint/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Interior Gate, Butrint." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Aug 2012. Web. 18 Oct 2021.