Rumeli Hisar Fortress
Author(s) : Barker John (1/10/2008)
For citation: Barker John, "Rumeli Hisar Fortress", 2008,Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, ConstantinopleURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=10886>
A receptacle for holding rainwater, but also water transported from elsewhere, in order to keep it stored. The cisterns were either covered eiter open, and they could have more than one compartements.
2. Historic Role
3. Later History
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