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dc.contributor.authorCamiz, Alessandro
dc.contributor.authorGriffo, M.
dc.contributor.authorValletta, E.
dc.contributor.editorNavarro P. J.
dc.contributor.editorGarcía-Pulido, L.J.
dc.identifier.isbn978-84-338-6644-8 / 978-84-9048-856-0en_US
dc.description.abstractThe so-called “beach-tower” is the smallest of the three remaining towers belonging to the Kyrenia’s medieval enceinte. Semi-circular in plan, with circa 6 m of diameter, the tower is today partially obliterated by the medieval urban tissue and is visible only from one side. Built during the twelfth-thirteenth centuries, this harbour overlooking tower is raised on a pedestal in the north-west inner corner of the city walled enclosure. The tower shows on the outside two windows that might belong to a later phase, being too wide as defensive openings, and includes fragments of the adjoining city walls that ran to the east, towards the castle and to the west towards the beach city gate. Kyrenia city’s walled defensive system was dismantled by the Venetians when the use of gunpowder cannon became prevalent, however, traces and records still remain enshrined in the medieval constructions. The paper, following the historical research, attempts to date the construction of this tower, and by examining the fortification remains with a digital survey, applies the comparison with other coeval examples together with the comparative analysis of the different masonry types.en_US
dc.publisherGranada: Universidad de Granada, Universitat Politècnica de València, Patronato de la Alhambra y Generalifeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofDefensive Architecture of the Mediterraneanen_US
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dc.titleThe so-called “beach tower” of Kyrenia city walls, Cyprusen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.contributor.departmentÖzyeğin University
dc.contributor.authorID(ORCID 0000-0002-0318-6643 & YÖK ID 294797) Camiz, Alessandro
dc.contributor.ozuauthorCamiz, Alessandro
dc.subject.keywordsCultural Heritageen_US
dc.subject.keywordsDigital surveyen_US
dc.subject.keywordsHistory of architectureen_US
dc.subject.keywordsUrban morphologyen_US
dc.subject.keywordsBuilding typologyen_US
dc.relation.publicationcategoryBook Chapter - International - Institutional Academic Staff

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