Karak Castle is one of the largest and most important castles of the crusades in Jordan and the Levant, with an area of 25,300 square meters and rising from the sea surface about 1000 meters. The fortress was built by Falk the Prince of Jerusalem to protect the southern part of the Levant and secure the road between Damascus and Egypt during the Crusades. It was so powerful that it replaced the fortress of Shoubak, built 30 years earlier. Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi struck the fortress severely for a period of time and was able to wrest it in the wake of the Battle of Hittin. The rule of the castle was later moved to the Mamluks and the Ottomans, and it did not...