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Mark Cartwright
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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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, August 23). Interior Gate, Butrint. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Interior Gate, Butrint." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 23, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Interior Gate, Butrint." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Aug 2012. Web. 20 Jul 2024.