National Geographic : 1933 Dec
HIVELIKE HOMES FORM A VILLAGE IN THE NORTH SYRIAN PLAIN For want of wood the roofs are made into domes of sun-dried brick coated with clay, probably just as when men-at-arms from Antioch passed onforays toward Aleppo. Photograph byMaynard Owen Williams GODFREY OF BOUILLON CAMPED BEFORE THE LAND WALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE, NOW INRUINS This double fortification amazed the Crusaders. The first Cross-bearers received aid from the Byzantines, who, however, betrayed later expeditions. Near the right foreground stood the gate through which Mohammed II entered after storming the city in 1453. On the left areturbaned headstones of aTurkish cemetery.