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Arima

today Qalaat al Arayma (15km south-west of Safita), a forward strong-point for Chastel Blanc and for Crac, was a fortress of lesser importance, though situated on a spur at the confluence of two water-ways. The walls are almost completely in ruins. Only two towers half eaten away by the shrubbery conjure up the combats of the 12th and 13th centuries. At the time of Nour ad-Din’s lightning re-conquest, the place fell in 1149. The lord of the castle, a certain Bertrand, was carried off into captivity. Recaptured by the Templars, the Arima fortress was finally liberated during the decisive battles of 1271.

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