: Trapesak
: Turkey
: Cilicia, South-Central Turkey
: 36° 31’ N, 36° 21’ E
: Mongol, Arab, Crusader, Armenian, Mamluk

Trapesak / Trapessac / Beyazil Bostan [Arm: Darbsak or Darbi Sak; Frank: Terbezek or Trapesac] is a badly damaged Crusader (Templar) fortress and aqueduct with areas of Armenian repairs.  This site guarded the northeast approach to the Belen Pass and the highway between Antioch and Maraş.


Ref: Fortifications, pp. 253; Expedition, Ch. 11; Châteaux, pp. 129-131; Mamluks, pp. 49, 59, 121.


No plan was executed.

(Site description written and references compiled by Robert W. Edwards)

: Trapessac, Beyazil Bostan, Darbsak, Darbi Sak, Դարպսակ, Terbezek, Trapesac

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Robert W. Edwards
Mongol, Arab, Crusader, Armenian, Mamluk