National Geographic : 1932 Apr
LOOKING IN ON THE EVERYDAY LIFE OF NEW TURKEY C) National Geographic society natural olior rnotograpn oy rierman i . icltJuc SHEPHERDS PASTURE THEIR FLOCKS ON THE CRUMBLING CITADEL OF GAZI ANTEP Sheep and goats graze contentedly now where in other days Crusaders and Saracens did battle. The castle was an important strategic point when in 1183 it was captured by the famous Saladin, and so prominent was its r61e in the Franco-Turkish warfare of 1919-21 that it earned the name of "Verdun of Anatolia." During the last decade Gazi antep has lost much of its military significance.